Investing

Moneywise's First 50 Funds for beginners

When you start investing, choosing from thousands of funds can seem very daunting. To make your choice easier, Moneywise editor Moira O’Neill has picked her 50 favourite funds for beginners.

Stocks and Shares Junior Isas are Moneywise users’ top pick when saving for children

Friday, 20 October 2017 | News

Stocks and Shares Junior Isas are the most popular product for parents and grandparents’ saving for children, the results of Moneywise.co.uk’s latest poll reveal.

Black Monday 30 years on – could the stock market crash again?

Thursday, 19 October 2017 | News

This week - 19 October to be exact - marks 30 years since “Black Monday”, the largest single stock market crash in living memory.

My fourth step to early retirement: Ten funds I have picked for my pension portfolio

Tuesday, 17 October 2017 | Article

After more than 30 years selecting investment funds and shares and assembling specimen portfolios as a journalist, Heather Connon looks to select 10 funds for her own pension in the fourth instalment of her retirement diary....

FTSE 100 index hits record closing high: Could it go higher?

Friday, 13 October 2017 | News

Experts say investors should temper their expectations after the FTSE 100 reached a record closing high.

Money makeover: “We want to retire by the time we’re 60 and to help our son buy a home in the future”

Thursday, 12 October 2017 | Article

Chris and Liz Welton aim to retire early and to set aside cash to help their 18-year-old through university and beyond.

Investment Doctor: “I’d like to invest £500 a month in a Stocks and Shares Isa”

Tuesday, 10 October 2017 | Article

The Investment Doctor helps a reader looking to invest £500 per month in a Stocks and Shares Isa.

Women and Money: Teaching kids about money matters

Tuesday, 10 October 2017 | TV /Video

Millions of children left out of pocket as parents choose cash

Thursday, 12 October 2017 | News

Parents are leaving their children out of pocket by keeping their savings in cash and missing out on potentially higher returns from investment.

Cheapest and most expensive ways to buy investment trusts revealed

Tuesday, 10 October 2017 | News

Investment trusts – savings vehicles invented in the Victorian era – are regarded as one of the City’s...

Does ONS data mistake mean interest rate rise is more likely?

Tuesday, 10 October 2017 | News

The UK’s Office of National Statistics has revised upward its estimation of employment costs, following a discovery in their original data release on Friday (6 October).