Articles by Rob Griffin

Fund Briefing: when to invest in smaller companies

Wednesday, 08 May 2019 | Article

Investing in smaller companies can be a terrific way to earn bumper returns by finding tomorrow’s winners at an early stage in their development

"I’m 45 with NO pension – is it too late to start one?"

Wednesday, 01 May 2019 | Article

One reader asks whether, at 45, he should start a pension or focus on Isa saving

Investment trusts: the basics

Wednesday, 03 April 2019 | Article

In the dark about this type of investment? We explain what they are and how they work

Investment trusts for children

Tuesday, 02 April 2019 | Article

Investment trusts can be a useful tool when you’re saving for your children. We explain how

Fund Briefing: the pros and cons of tracker funds

Wednesday, 10 April 2019 | Article

Finding a fund manager who consistently performs above average can be difficult. In fact, a record £54.6 billion is currently invested in funds that underperform, according to Bestinvest’s annual ‘Spot the Dog’ research.

Fund Briefing: Is now the right time to invest in UK companies?

Wednesday, 27 February 2019 | Article

With Brexit woes continuing, it is a challenging time for UK companies. But investment experts say that doesn’t mean you should neglect your UK funds

Fund briefing: risks and rewards of contrarian investing - should you consider it?

Wednesday, 06 February 2019 | Article

We look at the risks and rewards of taking a contrarian view of the stock market, buying when share prices are falling and selling when they are rising

Fund briefing: how to invest in the mixed-assets sector

Wednesday, 02 January 2019 | Article

If you want to shield yourself from financial shocks, investing in mixed-asset funds could be the answer. Just make sure you find the right ones for you

Fund briefing: are the biggest funds the best to invest in?

Wednesday, 12 December 2018 | Article

We look at the biggest funds across different sectors, why they’re so popular, whether it’s justified and if they’re better investments than smaller rivals

Fund Briefing: how to invest in US smaller companies

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 | Article

Investors who put their faith in the IA North American Smaller Companies sector have every reason to be cracking open the champagne.