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Investment funds for your kids' financial future

To boost your kids’ savings, it pays to adopt a sound investment strategy. We pick out a range of funds to suit different appetites for risk, plus one long-term plan.

Advisers divided on investing in UK equities

Friday, 18 August 2017 | News

Investors are likely to receive a mixed response from advisers on the current potential for investing in UK equities (shares in UK listed companies).

UK equity income funds may give investors less income following rule change

Tuesday, 15 August 2017 | News

Reducing the dividend yield requirement for UK equity income funds could result in "dividend cuts" and a change in approach towards "capital gains over income", a report has warned. 

Brexit concern increases among Moneywise users

Thursday, 10 August 2017 | News

Just over a year on from the referendum vote to leave the EU, only a quarter (25%) of Moneywise users say they’re not worried about Brexit having an impact on their finances, according to our latest poll results.

Neil Woodford: I'm ‘very confident’ I can deliver at least 10% every year

Tuesday, 08 August 2017 | News

Performance of Woodford Patient Capital, the investment trust run by star fund manager Neil Woodford, has picked up over the last three months and Mr Woodford is optimistic it will continue.

Bank of England holds interest rate at 0.25%

Thursday, 03 August 2017 | News

The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has held the base rate at its current level of 0.25%.

Credit crunch 10 years on: Are you financially prepared for another economic crisis?

Thursday, 03 August 2017 | News

A decade on from the financial crisis and millions of people are still suffering from the consequences.

Industry Insider: Will 2017 be a game of two halves?

Wednesday, 02 August 2017 | Article

2017 started off shrouded in uncertainty.

Investing beat cash saving in the year following record interest rate low

Wednesday, 02 August 2017 | News

This week marks the first anniversary of interest rates dropping to their record low of 0.25%.

Ask the Experts: What's the best way for me to invest £5,000 for up to five years?

Tuesday, 01 August 2017 | Question and Answer

As a starting point you need to decide what you want to achieve, how long you are planning to invest and how much risk you are prepared to take. This will help you decide the most appropriate investments for you.

Number of ‘dog funds’ on the decline: the biggest mutts named and shamed

Monday, 31 July 2017 | News

The number of ‘dog’ funds has dipped from 41 to 34, according to Tilney Bestinvest's latest Spot the Dog report.