funds

The best investment funds to boost your children’s savings

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 | Article

Investing for children is a careful balancing act. You want their money to grow as fast as they do, but you don’t want to take so much risk that you jeopardise their financial future

Investors have £33.6 billion tied up in dog funds

Monday, 20 August 2018 | News

Latest 'Spot the Dog' report reveals record value of assets in underperforming funds.

Fund Briefing: how to invest in strategic bonds

Wednesday, 08 August 2018 | Article

Billions of pounds have been invested in strategic bond funds over the past year, this enthusiasm ensuring it was the best-selling sector in 2017 – and in seven of the past 12 months.

Behavioural biases: When investment losses loom larger than gains

Wednesday, 18 July 2018 | Blog | By James Norton

Fact ­­­— we hate losing money. That may be stating the obvious, but evidence suggests that we dislike losing money more than we should.

Fund Briefing: How to invest in the specialist sector

Wednesday, 11 July 2018 | Article

Investors looking for something different may find themselves drawn to the IA (Investment Association) specialist sector, which consists of funds that simply don’t fit anywhere else

First 50 Funds Interview: Old Mutual UK Mid Cap Richard Watts

Wednesday, 04 July 2018 | Article

Moneywise’s Helen Knapman meets Richard Watts, the manager of Old Mutual UK Mid Cap, a First 50 fund for beginner investors

Get the retirement you want

Wednesday, 27 June 2018 | Article

I once heard retirement described as 500 holidays: if you retire at 65 and live for 20 years, that’s 7,305 days to fill. Break this up into two-week holidays and you have to plan for about 500.

Consistency is the key for investors concerned about Brexit

Wednesday, 13 June 2018 | News

Investors should look through the Brexit noise and consider consistency of performance after research has found that the UK smaller company sector has performed well.

My World Cup investment dream team

Wednesday, 13 June 2018 | Article

Picking an investment fund from the 3,000 or so available can seem a daunting task. Choosing a group of funds for an investment portfolio even more so.

First 50 Funds Interview: Rathbone's Noelle Cazalis

Wednesday, 30 May 2018 | Article

Moneywise’s Helen Knapman gets the lowdown on a new entrant to the First 50 Funds list for beginner investors – Rathbone Ethical Bond Fund – from its assistant manager Noelle Cazalis