Alternative investing

10 ways to invest on the cheap

Wednesday, 07 December 2011 | Article

When we look to invest money, it's very easy to focus on the investment performance of particular products - but cutting the cost of your investments can also help improve returns - especially when consistent strong...

Can you be an ethical investor?

Wednesday, 19 October 2011 | News

It's national ethical investment week, but can you truly be ethical and invest at the same time? Here's our guide on how to do it.

Top sectors for dividend growth revealed

Wednesday, 05 October 2011 | Article

In spite of the current eurozone crisis, Europe has posted dividend growth of 20.3% in the past five years.

Investment for income ideas

Wednesday, 18 April 2012 | Article

This article is for information and discussion purposes only and does not form a recommendation to invest or otherwise. The value of an investment may fall.

A beginner's guide to investing in commodities

Wednesday, 24 August 2011 | Article

Commodities are a hot topic at the moment, with prices soaring as other asset classes falter.

Investing in your 50s - the widow with a lump sum

Wednesday, 10 August 2011 | Article

How should you invest once you're in your fifties?

Investing in your 50s - the empty-nester couple

Wednesday, 11 April 2012 | Article

How should you invest once you're in your fifties? That's the question we look at in the last part of our three-part series on where to invest your money at different stages of your life.

Investing in your 50s - the family with teenagers

Wednesday, 11 April 2012 | Article

How should you invest once you're in your fifties? That's the question we look at in the last part of our three-part series on where to invest your money at different stages of your life.

How to play the gambling game and win

Wednesday, 20 July 2011 | Article

The tricky bit about gambling is being subject to wild swings of fortune.

How much of an investment risk-taker are you?

Tuesday, 12 July 2011 | Article

Taking a risk is key to investment returns. But how brave are you?