Alternative investing

Alternative investments with potential: whisky, woodland and sports tickets

Outside the traditional investment world of equities, bonds, property and cash, you may have heard references to ‘alternatives’, a catch-all term for anything else. Experienced investors with high appetite for risk will hold...

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

Monday, 12 December 2016 | Article

Whether you want to help your offspring buy their first property or are interested in making money from student lets, we highlight the pros and cons – and potential hotspots.

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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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.

Consider an investment MOT to buffer market turmoil

Thursday, 28 January 2016 | News

With the recent market volatility weighing on many an investors minds, investment platform Fidelity International warns that now could be the time for a portfolio MOT.

How to be a better investor

Tuesday, 06 October 2015 | Article

Unfortunately - if only for any dreams I harboured of becoming a TV pundit - the answer to that question does not change on a daily basis.

The top five countries for growth potential

Tuesday, 09 July 2013 | News

The top five countries globally with the greatest potential for economic growth are Rwanda, Liberia, Cambodia, Zambia and The Gambia, according to the latest findings by wealth manager Courtiers.