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Reading shareholder letters, articles and blogs, and watching video interviews with fund managers is a great way to learn about investing and the stock market.

The most dangerous mouse in Britain

Thursday, 09 November 2017 | Blog | By Holly Mackay

Inflation is one of those dull words bandied about by economists in the finance pages and on the news. Easy to put into the “yeah, whatever” category and move on.

Interactive Investor unveils new pricing following expansion

Wednesday, 25 October 2017 | News

Interactive Investor, Moneywise's parent company, will continue to charge investors fixed fees, following the purchase of TD Direct Investing.

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

Tuesday, 31 October 2017 | Blog | By Hannah Nemeth

It’s that time of the year again when the government launches its annual campaign to get the dwindling number of hardened smokers to quit during the month of October.

“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.