Articles by Ruth Emery

Top five investing mistakes

Tuesday, 16 June 2015 | Article


Beginner investors: tips, secrets, & mistakes to avoid

Wednesday, 27 November 2013 | Article

To a beginner, the world of investing can seem a daunting place. There's a lot of jargon to deal with and an awful lot of investment products to understand. And what about tax, risk and costs?

Ros Altmann’s pension clinic

Tuesday, 09 July 2013 | Article

The world of pensions can seem dull and boring. Scratch beneath the surface and it becomes a confusing place, with governments forever tinkering with the minute detail of our retirement plans.

Property company launches 6% retail bond

Thursday, 06 June 2013 | News

Property investment company Helical Bar has launched a seven-year retail bond paying 6%.

UK company profits plunged 30% in 2012

Tuesday, 04 June 2013 | News

The UK's biggest companies may continue to struggle to increase their sales this year, although profits should improve following a disastrous 2012, a new report highlights.

Mini bond market set to boom in 2013

Tuesday, 04 June 2013 | News

The mini bond market is set to boom this year, as companies choose to borrow from their customers rather than banks, according to research by Capita Registrars.

Auto-enrolled to be spared advisory fees

Tuesday, 04 June 2013 | News

Employees automatically enrolled into a company pension will not have their retirement pot reduced by charges from consultants, the government has said.

Is there a housing bubble?

Monday, 03 June 2013 | News

The spring of 2013 may well be remembered for a boom in stockmarkets.

Australian energy firm launches 7.5% retail bond

Friday, 31 May 2013 | News

Australian renewable energy firm CBD Energy has launched a four-year retail bond paying a fixed rate of 7.5% interest.

The company is hoping to raise up to £7.5 million from investors from its 'EnergyBonds'.

Nuffield Health unveils 6% mini bond

Thursday, 16 May 2013 | News

Nuffield Health has launched a five-year bond paying 6%, just weeks after The Jockey Club unveiled a similar bond for income-hungry investors.