Beginner's Guides

Investing in the stock market can appear daunting to a beginner, but equities beat cash and bonds over most medium and long-term periods.

Investment Strategy

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June 28, 2016 14:24

When choosing the best investment platform for your stocks and shares Isa, here are a few things you should weigh up before deciding.

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September 1, 2016 09:05

Not got the time or the inclination to build your own portfolio? Here we explain how DIY investors can outsource the decision-making.

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October 31, 2016 17:14

Cherry Reynard outlines some of the strategies and roles that exchange traded funds can play within a balanced portfolio.

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October 27, 2016 13:09

We look at the nuts and bolts of ETFs, what they aim to achieve and how they have become more sophisticated and nuanced.

Financial Planning

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February 22, 2017 15:11

Setting up a lasting power of attorney to take decisions in the event of your declining health makes a lot of sense both financially and emotionally.

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February 21, 2017 14:38

The government is introducing the residence nil rate band, which will mean an extra £350,000 per couple is exempt from inheritance tax by 2020.

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January 11, 2017 15:44

Here are five key questions to ask a wealth manager to establish whether you'll be a great financial match.

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October 20, 2016 09:53

Retirement experts suggest retirement planning strategies to meet the needs of investors in a range of circumstances.