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Money Makeover: Is it the right time to start investing?

We help a reader who wants to get a good return on the stock market, despite her fears over the volatility Brexit may bring

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Wednesday, 12 December 2018 | Article

We look at the biggest funds across different sectors, why they’re so popular, whether it’s justified and if they’re better investments than smaller rivals

Investing in Monzo, and what you could consider instead

Wednesday, 05 December 2018 | Blog | By Edmund Greaves

I invested £100 in Monzo, but I don’t think it’s a very good idea.

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Wednesday, 21 November 2018 | Article

Artificial intelligence is dramatically transforming our lives, by learning to perform tasks that hitherto required human intelligence

Fund Briefing: how to invest in US smaller companies

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 | Article

Investors who put their faith in the IA North American Smaller Companies sector have every reason to be cracking open the champagne.

How to invest in housing without the hassle of buying property

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 | Article

Are you a landlord selling up because of swingeing taxes? Or would you like to dabble in residential property but don’t have much savings? From property funds to peer-to-peer loans, we look at the options

Free money does grow on trees - you just need to look up once in a while

Friday, 09 November 2018 | Blog | By Edmund Greaves

Readers, I must make a confession. I haven’t been taking full advantage of the free money on offer.

Interactive investor scraps exit fees for all customers

Tuesday, 06 November 2018 | News

Interactive investor, the parent company of Moneywise, has permanently scrapped exit fees for all its customers

The magic - and danger - of compounding

Wednesday, 07 November 2018 | Blog | By Jeff Prestridge

Compounding is a financial ‘trick’ that the late great Tommy Cooper would have approved of

Investment myths debunked

Wednesday, 31 October 2018 | Article

Whether you are a novice or seasoned investor, you will come across many clichés about how to succeed.

Beginner investors need to focus on fees: Tom Slater, Scottish Mortgage Trust

Wednesday, 24 October 2018 | News

Investors getting started now need to focus on the fees they are paying, according to Tom Slater, co-manager of Scottish Mortgage Trust.