Investing guides

Our investing guides cut through the jargon and explain in clear terms each type of investment, from financial spread betting and binary options to forex trading and much more.

How Much Can You Put in an Isa?

ISAs are a tax-efficient way to save, but it’s important to understand how ISA allowances work.

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What's the best place for your money?

Knowing what to do with savings can be difficult, especially with inflation so high. Here is what you can do if you have money to invest.

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Are Premium Bonds a Safe Investment or a Waste of Time?

We explore whether investing in Premium Bonds is worth it or whether you’re better off looking elsewhere.

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What Is Compound Interest?

Compound interest can significantly increase your saving and investment returns. Find out more with our five-minute guide to compounding interest.

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Are Stocks And Shares ISAs Worth It?

A stocks and shares ISA can be a great way to grow your savings – especially over the longer term. Find out if they’re right for you with our quick guide.

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What is an Investment Trust?

Find out how investment trusts work, the benefits of using one, and what to watch out for. v

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Is It A Good Time To Invest In Stocks And Shares?

Predicting the best time to invest in stocks and shares is almost impossible. It's more about your appetite for risk and reward.

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How are investments taxed?

Learn more about the types of tax you might need to pay on your investments.

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What is the best way to invest your money?

Investing will usually earn you better returns than a savings account over the long term, but it’s important to choose the right approach. Here are the different ways you can invest your cash.

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Top 10 Warren Buffett Quotes on Investments

When it comes to investing, we could take a little inspiration from stock market legend, Warren Buffet. We've rounded up Warren Buffett's top 10 quotes to help you share some of that wealth of knowledge.

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Should you invest in investment trusts?

Investment trusts have lower fees than other grouped investments but can be more risky and volatile too. Here is how to decide if they are the right choice for you.

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Investing in property abroad: pros & cons

Have you had enough of staring at poor weather and the low savings rates available in the UK, buying a property abroad could not only improve your view but your wallet too! We look at the pros and cons of investing in property overseas.

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Should you invest in a unit trust?

Unit trusts let you invest your money alongside other investors and offer the chance of making big profits, but are they worth the risk? Here is how they can work for you as easily as they could work against you.

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How to invest in property

If you have grand designs on property investment, you'll need to get your finances into gear. We show you how to work out if property development is a realistic dream and how to make it happen.

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An introduction to ESG investing

With investment opportunities becoming increasingly more accessible, ESG investments have become and increasingly vital element of the investment process. The investment experts at have created a guide to investing more sustainably.

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Tips on investing in times of financial uncertainty

Making investments during financial uncertainty can be particularly unnerving. The personal finance at have pulled together some tips to guide you during these times.

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7 questions you must ask before you invest

The thrills and spills of the stock market can be exciting and lucrative, but sometimes it can be hard to know where to start with investments. Ask yourself these 7 questions to work out how and where to invest your money.

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How to start investing in shares

Has your savings rate got you looking for alternative ways to use your hard-earned money? Whether it's for long term growth or to generate income, investing in shares can be a profitable way to use your savings!

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Investment series: 10 women-led companies worth investing in

In light of International Women's Day on March 8, the personal finance experts at have pulled together a list of women-led companies you may want to invest in.

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