alternative investments

Industry Insider: One year on from ‘gating’, are property funds a good investment?

Tuesday, 11 July 2017 | Article

This time last year, the investment headlines were dominated by the ‘gating’ of property funds that invest directly in commercial properties.

How to make money from petrol station memorabilia

Friday, 03 March 2017 | Article

Collectors are harking back to the old days by snapping up old petrol pumps, oil cans and enamel signs, making profits of more than £1,000 in some cases.

Investing in recent first edition books

Friday, 30 September 2016 | News

On 25 October the Man Booker Prize for an original novel will be announced, and if this has never really caught your attention before, perhaps some of the investment opportunities it offers will.

How to invest your pension in history

Wednesday, 03 August 2016 | Article

While Lamborghinis might not be flying off the forecourts as predicted by former pensions minister Steve Webb, the introduction of pension freedoms has resulted in a change of spending habits in retirement.

Alternative investments with potential: whisky, woodland and sports tickets

Wednesday, 20 April 2016 | Article

Outside the traditional investment world of equities, bonds, property and cash, you may have heard references to ‘alternatives’, a catch-all term for anything else. Experienced investors with high appetite for risk will hold...

Would you invest in renewable energy?

Wednesday, 13 January 2016 | Article

It sounds like the perfect investment.

Invest for success in 2016

Wednesday, 23 December 2015 | Article

Will 2016 be the year you finally get around to putting money into stocks and shares? Alternatively, perhaps you’ve made a New Year’s resolution to whip your existing portfolio into shape.

Five ways to protect yourself from land banking fraud

Monday, 08 October 2012 | Article


Give a gift that grows in value this Christmas

Wednesday, 28 November 2012 | Article

Many people will wake up to a stack of presents under the tree on Christmas Day, only to dispatch most of them to the recycling bin just days later.

How to play the gambling game and win

Wednesday, 20 July 2011 | Article

The tricky bit about gambling is being subject to wild swings of fortune.