investing

Autumn Budget 2017: EIS offers the only investment break of the Budget

Wednesday, 22 November 2017 | News

Today’s Budget contained very little news, good or bad, for investors and savers: certainly nothing to encourage pension saving, and nothing even about Isa allowance limits increasing in line with inflation as they have done...

Moneywise First 50 Fund manager Nick Train: “Why Unilever is still exciting”

Wednesday, 22 November 2017 | News

Unilever, the global consumer goods giant should continue to excite its shareholders, according to Nick Train, manager of the

Ask the Experts: What size portfolio do I need to generate £18,000 a year and keep my capital?

Wednesday, 22 November 2017 | Question and Answer

It is incredibly difficult to say how big your portfolio would need to be to generate this level of income without depleting your capital.

Take some risk to find an income stream

Tuesday, 21 November 2017 | Article

With savings rates in the doldrums, income seekers need to invest in the stock market for a chance of decent returns.

Japan becomes new investor favourite

Wednesday, 15 November 2017 | News

Figures from the Investment Association (IA) show that investors turned positive towards Japan in October. The sector was among the largest in terms of net retail sales and the second-best performer last month.

Investors more worried about inflation and low interest rates than Brexit

Wednesday, 15 November 2017 | News

Investors view high inflation and low interest rates as more of a threat to their wealth than Brexit, according to new findings from Rathbone Investment Management.

Pick up free investment tips from top fund managers

Tuesday, 14 November 2017 | Article

Reading shareholder letters, articles and blogs, and watching video interviews with fund managers is a great way to learn about investing and the stock market.

Women and Money: How to start an investment portfolio

Tuesday, 14 November 2017 | TV /Video

Money Makeover: ‘Are we making the most of our savings in semi-retirement?’

Monday, 13 November 2017 | Article

Glynn Bilby (pictured above) is a 57-year-old, semi-retired HGV driver from Sheffield. He lives with his wife Kim, a clerk, who is also aged 57 and semi-retired. They have no financial dependents.

The most dangerous mouse in Britain

Thursday, 09 November 2017 | Blog | By Holly Mackay


Inflation is one of those dull words bandied about by economists in the finance pages and on the news. Easy to put into the “yeah, whatever” category and move on.