First-time investor

Your coffee break investment plan

Many of us think of an ‘investment’ purchase such as a handbag. Or we think of our savings in the bank. Both of these are wrong. We explain the difference between investing and saving.

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.

Rebalancing portfolio could boost investments by 10%

Wednesday, 31 May 2017 | News

Regularly reviewing and rebalancing your portfolio could have boosted your investment returns by almost 10% over 20 years, analysis from Fidelity International reveals.

Investment Doctor: Where’s the best place to invest a lump sum over three years?

Tuesday, 16 May 2017 | Article

We advise an investor looking for the maximum return on his cash over three to five years.

How to decode the most common financial jargon and gobbledygook

Friday, 21 April 2017 | Article

In common with virtually any other industry, finance is riddled with jargon. Here we run through the most common terms and remove all the gobbledygook.

Interview: Rebecca McVittie of Fidelity Emerging Markets

Wednesday, 19 April 2017 | Article

Moneywise’s Helen Knapman speaks to Rebecca McVittie, investment director of the Fidelity Emerging Markets Fund, to find out why investors should consider emerging markets.

Investment doctor: Where should I invest £5,000?

Wednesday, 19 April 2017 | Article

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Should you buy a structured product in 2017?

Friday, 24 March 2017 | Article

These market-linked investments are not for the faint hearted, as they are complicated and can be risky. We ask the experts whether investors should be tempted by their potential or should steer clear of them.

Four in five women shun investments due to lack of understanding

Monday, 20 March 2017 | News

An insight into the nation’s savings habits reveals men and women have different attitudes to investing versus holding money in cash.

Get expert investment tips in March’s Moneywise, on sale now

Thursday, 23 February 2017 | News

Whether you’ve got £50 or £50,000, March’s Moneywise magazine is bursting with expert tips to grow your money.

How do bonds work? And should you invest in them?

Wednesday, 30 November 2016 | Article

Bonds have enjoyed what many investors have termed a ‘multi-decade bull run’, but many fear that this may be coming to an end soon.