First-time investor

How to be a property investor: Alternative ways to invest in property

Thursday, 14 July 2016 | Article

There are three ways to invest in property that offer a more hands-off investment than traditional buy-to-let. One is via the traditional commercial property fund.

Brexit and the importance of investment diversification

Wednesday, 06 July 2016 | Blog | By Moira O'Neill

An email that I received this week emphasises the importance of diversification in an investment portfolio.

What is a growth investor?

Thursday, 14 July 2016 | Article

This type of investor seeks high capital gains and is always after the next big thing. They want to find companies that will experience faster than average growth as measured by revenues, earnings, or cash flow.

What is a value investor?

Wednesday, 13 July 2016 | Article

A value investor, many believe, is the definition for the ‘classic’ investor – somebody who is in it for the long-term.

Your coffee break investment plan - Day 10: Tips from the world's best investors

Friday, 18 March 2016 | Article

Woody Allen once quipped: “Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons”. The New Yorker is of course renowned for his pithy remarks.

Your coffee break investment plan - Day 9: Four simple ways to get started

Wednesday, 16 March 2016 | Article

For the uninitiated, stepping into the world of investing can be a daunting task. But provided you are prepared to stick with it for the long term, the gains can be potentially very rewarding.

Your coffee break investment plan - Day 8: Are you ready for company shares?

Tuesday, 15 March 2016 | Article

While investment funds offer the benefit of instant diversification, many plucky investors prefer to take the bull by the horns and create their own portfolio.

Your coffee break investment plan - Day 7: Finding your way around funds

Friday, 11 March 2016 | Article

Funds are simply pooled investments, which allow individuals to invest their cash in a diversified range of stocks across a wide range of industries.