how to invest

Fund Briefing: how to invest in Asia Pacific

There is no denying Asia’s potential. With fast-growing economies, strong export markets and an increasingly wealthy middle class, it’s little wonder that investors are taking notice.

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Behavioural biases: Confirmation bias - I know best when it comes to investing

Imagine you turn up for work and you’re feeling a bit sensitive. For no particular reason you believe all your colleagues are performing better than you. You fear you may not be selected for the next important project.

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Jeff Prestridge: An investment strategy that helps me sleep like a log

I have invested for most of my working life – sometimes successfully, often disastrously.

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Ask the Experts: Am I too old to open a new Lifetime Isa?

I have heard about the new Lifetime Isas (Lisas) that are now available and it seems like it could be worth me opening one.

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Invest for success in 2016

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.

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Should you invest in China?

This is why the effects of the Chinese stockmarket’s severe correction in the summer, which was triggered by investors’ concerns over slowing growth, was felt across the world and wiped hundreds of billions off global...

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Don't pay tax on your investments

By holding your investments within a stock and shares Isa you are able to shelter your money from capital gains tax and if you are a higher rate taxpayer you can reduce the income tax you pay on dividend income.

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How to choose the right funds for you

Once you have an idea of how much you can invest, know your risk profile and your timeframe it becomes much easier to narrow down your choice.

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Why funds are better than shares

But this approach is high risk and expensive.

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What asset classes should I invest in?

So what asset classes should you be considering?

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