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Don’t let short-term worries deter long-term goals when it comes to saving and investing

Wednesday, 27 March 2019 | Blog | By Kevin Brown

The stock market has gyrated so much recently that even seasoned investment analysts are struggling to predict what happens next.

Revealed: The most recommended investment funds in Britain - have your portfolio picks made the list?

Monday, 04 March 2019 | News

Moneywise has compiled a list of the most recommended investment funds in Britain from nine leading investment platforms.

Investment jargon debunked: beginner investors are overwhelmed by complicated fees, jargon and choices

Wednesday, 27 February 2019 | News

Beginner investors are put off investing because companies make it too hard to understand key terms, fees and choices.

Just one in five Brits picks financial products based on ethical merit - here's how to make more principled choices for your money

Monday, 25 February 2019 | News

Despite the vast majority of Brits saying they try to live ethically, just one in five does so with their finances.

Keep calm and spread your risk: managing your investments in the era of Brexit

Friday, 01 February 2019 | Blog | By Michelle Pearce-Burke

The Brexit clock is firmly ticking. After almost two years since Article 50 was invoked, the 29 March deadline is just about all that can we can be certain of when it comes to Brexit.

Investing: I like to go with the flow

Wednesday, 30 January 2019 | Blog | By Jeff Prestridge

"Drip, drip, drip is the term I more readily use to describe my long-standing approach to all things to do with investing," writes Jeff Prestridge

Robo-advice cuts the cost of investing - but a DIY approach may be cheaper

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 | Article

Robo-investing apps are making investing easier for a new generation. You can put your money into stock markets around the world in minutes – but fees could eat into your profits

Fund briefing: how to invest in the mixed-assets sector

Wednesday, 02 January 2019 | Article

If you want to shield yourself from financial shocks, investing in mixed-asset funds could be the answer. Just make sure you find the right ones for you

Investment firms win first prize for gobbledygook

Wednesday, 19 December 2018 | Blog | By Rachel Rickard Straus

And the winner is… There is an unspoken rule in the English language that those four words must by followed by a long, exaggerated… pause.

Fund briefing: are the biggest funds the best to invest in?

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