First-time investor

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’s latest poll reveal.

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...

Stoptober: How giving up smoking is boosting my health and financial wellbeing

Wednesday, 04 October 2017 | Blog | By Hannah Nemeth

“People assume I’m a millionaire,” says Apprentice winner Ricky Martin

Wednesday, 04 October 2017 | Article

Lord Sugar returns to our TV screens today (4 October) hunting for a new entrepreneur and business plan to invest in, in the latest series of BBC One’s, The Apprentice.

Women less likely to invest than men

Wednesday, 20 September 2017 | News

Women are less likely to invest than men, with only two in 10 (21%) aged 40 to 55 holding money in the stock market compared to over a third (34%) of men in the same age bracket.

Ask the Experts: What's the best way for me to invest £5,000 for up to five years?

Tuesday, 01 August 2017 | Question and Answer

As a starting point you need to decide what you want to achieve, how long you are planning to invest and how much risk you are prepared to take. This will help you decide the most appropriate investments for you.

Boost your wealth with July’s Moneywise on sale now

Thursday, 29 June 2017 | News

Savers looking to boost their income should get their hands on the July Moneywise magazine on sale in WHSmith today.

Lack of confidence leaves Brits reluctant to invest

Wednesday, 07 June 2017 | News

Only 10% of people say they would invest if they were given £1,000 tomorrow, new research shows.