Articles by Rob Griffin

Fund Briefing: How to invest in value funds

Wednesday, 20 June 2018 | Article

Investing in undervalued companies and selling when they rise is not for the faint-hearted – there may be a good reason they’re cheap – but it can bring great returns

Should I open a Lifetime Isa?

Wednesday, 20 June 2018 | Article

A reader asks if he should open a Lisa for a house purchase when he has little credit history

Fund Briefing: How to invest in defensive funds

Wednesday, 23 May 2018 | Article

While such a prospect seemed laughable when the FTSE 100 hit an all-time high in January, its subsequent 10% fall has been enough to give investors the jitters

Making your mind up: where to go for advice and guidance

Tuesday, 22 May 2018 | Article

The good news is that if you’re approaching retirement you now have so many options open to you, but this can lead to confusion. We explain where to go for expert help

Fund Briefing: How to invest in industry sectors

Wednesday, 18 April 2018 | Article

While you may be tempted to invest in specific sectors that you believe offer a good chance of future growth, this approach is not without risk.

Make the most of your Isa to grow your money

Tuesday, 06 March 2018 | Article

Investing in growth funds is an attractive idea – but it’s wise to diversify to reduce the risks.

“Should I switch funds, so I’ll have more income to help my daughter?”

Tuesday, 13 February 2018 | Article

A reader wants to boost her investment income, but is she risking her long-term financial health?

Golden opportunities – but not without risk

Tuesday, 30 January 2018 | Article

To buy into this precious commodity, you can purchase gold bars, invest via ETCs or buy shares in gold mining firms through a fund. We look at the pros and cons.

Gain from an early start in frontier markets

Tuesday, 09 January 2018 | Article

Frontier markets, such as Argentina and Vietnam, are tipped to be the next strong investment story – much as emerging markets were 30 years ago – but they come with big risks.

“What should I do with my maturing Cash Isa and ‘granny bonds’?”

Friday, 05 January 2018 | Article

The Investment Doctor helps a reader with two substantial lump sums to invest.