Alternative investing

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

Monday, 08 August 2011 | 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

Tuesday, 02 August 2011 | 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

Tuesday, 19 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?

Diamonds are an investor's best friend

Wednesday, 22 June 2011 | Article

In times of economic uncertainty, many industries feel the pinch of tightened purse strings.

Experts predict commodities bubble is about to burst

Monday, 13 June 2011 | Article

Speculation about an imminent commodity crash has been mounting after Glencore, one of the world's largest commodity suppliers, announced plans to float on the stock exchange.

Profit from escalating commodity prices

Monday, 06 June 2011 | Article

For the generation known as Millennials, inflation must have seemed, until recently, a fairly abstract concept.

Are premium bonds worthless?

Thursday, 10 February 2011 | TV /Video

Where in the world should you invest this year?

Monday, 10 January 2011 | Article

It's very difficult to decide which regions of the world are most attractive for investors.