Articles by Mark King

Investment Co. Briefing: Smaller companies offer opportunities, as well as risks

Wednesday, 30 December 2015 | Article

They might still be struggling to achieve a presence for their products; they might face huge expansion costs; and they might not be generating enough revenue to survive longer-term.

Children’s savings awards 2016

Tuesday, 29 December 2015 | Article

Last year, Halifax published the sad statistic that one in three children worries about money as they adopt their own parents’ financial fears.

Christmas 2015: ten toys for under £30

Tuesday, 24 November 2015 | Article

Remember: you should always look for vouchers, discounts and deals before you buy anything, and retailers are already offering bargains (especially Black Friday and Cyber Monday-related deals).

Where to find 2015's top toys at the best prices

Wednesday, 04 November 2015 | Article

Below you’ll find details of the top 12 toys, with the recommended retail price, the manufacturer’s...

How keeping it in the family can benefit shareholders

Wednesday, 04 November 2015 | Article

Investment trusts have been around for some 150 years – so it’s no surprise that many of the vehicles in this sector retain family connections dating all the way back to their inception.

How to research the manager in charge of your money

Wednesday, 23 September 2015 | Article

But this arguably makes the job of an investment company manager more difficult - and finding a good one just as trying. So which investment company managers are the best?

Kids need to earn their pocket money

Monday, 07 September 2015 | Article

I started receiving pocket money from my parents when I was around 10 years old.

Investment Guide: Private Equity Sector

Wednesday, 29 July 2015 | Article

Both the fund universe and investment trusts have specialist areas, where investors can access niche or overlooked areas that might be ripe for growth.

Three rules for paying off credit cards

Monday, 27 July 2015 | Article

Most banks and building societies have their own credit cards and they usually partner with either the Visa or MasterCard payment systems.

Revealed: the UK's most trusted financial providers

Monday, 06 July 2015 | Article

But one thing remains true: no matter what else changes around us, we value companies that offer outstanding customer service.