investing

Women less likely to invest than men

Wednesday, 20 September 2017 | News

Women are less likely to invest than men, with only two in 10 (21%) aged 40 to 55 holding money in the stock market compared to over a third (34%) of men in the same age bracket.

Over 50s eye buy to let for retirement income

Wednesday, 20 September 2017 | News

Retired investors look set to give the buy-to-let market a boost with new research revealing that more than one in 10 over 50s want to buy an investment property when they retire.

Fund Briefing: Technology funds

Tuesday, 19 September 2017 | Article

Every year we embrace more incredible technological developments that make our lives easier and the world more connected, from the internet and mobile phones to cloud computing and electric vehicles.

Financial experts divulge their biggest money mistakes

Tuesday, 19 September 2017 | Article

We quiz financial experts to reveal the biggest mistakes they’ve made with their personal finances over the years – and the lessons they’ve learnt.

Seven steps to building a bigger pension

Wednesday, 13 September 2017 | Blog | By Darius McDermott

First 50 update: Finsbury Growth & Income Trust invests in Manchester Utd

Wednesday, 13 September 2017 | News

Finsbury Growth & Income Trust – one of our First 50 Funds for beginner investors has added its...

Consumers warned about investing using crypto currency

Wednesday, 13 September 2017 | News

Investors have been warned about the risks of using crypto currency – a virtual currency such as Bitcoin or Ether – to fund start-ups.

Investors were wrong to sell in May – has the old adage had its day?

Wednesday, 13 September 2017 | News

Stock picking is full of different adages and dictums. Some are sensible and good advice – buy low, sell high and the rest. Others are simply not worth the paper they are written on.  

True money stories from smart people: Crypto currencies - More ups and downs than the Wild West

Tuesday, 12 September 2017 | Article

Just when you think you’ve got your head around the new-fangled payment systems, including the fact that some Anglican churches are now taking contactless collections – a mind-boggling new digital form of currency hits the...

Investors warned to dump outdated 'zombie' products

Friday, 08 September 2017 | News

Investors have been warned to check their portfolio for old or outdated investment products that could be dragging down their returns.