Alternative investing

Turn your foodie passion into profit

From enjoying a glass of velvety red wine to treating yourself to a meal topped with luxurious truffle shavings in a restaurant; we all like the finer things in life, but have you considered investing in them?

Consumers warned about investing using crypto currency

Wednesday, 13 September 2017 | News

Investors have been warned about the risks of using crypto currency – a virtual currency such as Bitcoin or Ether – to fund start-ups.

The most lucrative collectibles revealed

Wednesday, 06 September 2017 | News

Rare musical instruments appreciated by 16.4% in 2016, while classic cars saw the largest fall at 10.4%, according to Coutts’ latest index of luxury collectibles.

How to make money from petrol station memorabilia

Friday, 03 March 2017 | Article

Collectors are harking back to the old days by snapping up old petrol pumps, oil cans and enamel signs, making profits of more than £1,000 in some cases.

Poor maths skills lead to investors underestimating financial losses

Friday, 19 August 2016 | News

Do you understand percentages?

A guide to investing in student accommodation

Wednesday, 20 September 2017 | Article

Another cohort of students is about to head off to university – and with them comes an opportunity to invest in student properties.

Gold: how to buy, sell and store gold coins, bars and jewellery

Wednesday, 10 August 2016 | Article

In these uncertain times, investing in physical gold can provide a safe haven for your money.

How to be a property investor: Property crowdfunding

Wednesday, 27 July 2016 | Article

In the tenth and final part in our How to be a property investor series , we look at a new kind of service that lets savers club...

A quick guide to robo-investing

Wednesday, 06 July 2016 | Article

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Should you sell your stock market investments in May?

Tuesday, 03 May 2016 | Article

What does “Sell in May” mean?


Structured products under the microscope

Wednesday, 17 February 2016 | Article

Where can you go to get a decent return? If you lock your money in a top savings account for a year, you’ll get 2% if you’re lucky.