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.

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.

What is an investment trust?

Investment trusts allow you to team up with other investors and an expert fund manager, but to get the best return possible you need to choose the right one. Here is a breakdown of how they work and how they can make you money.

How to invest in a SIPP

Self Invested Personal Pensions (SIPP) let you plan for your retirement without the need for a workplace pension. Here is how they work and what you should look out for.

Are Premium Bonds a safe investment or waste of time?

Premium Bonds let you save money with the chance of winning cash prizes from monthly draws, but are they as straightforward as they seem? Here is how they work.

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.

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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What is the best way to invest your money?

Investing can earn you better returns than a savings account, but it puts your money at risk. Here are the different ways you can invest your cash.

What's the best place for your money?

Knowing what to do with savings can be difficult, especially when rates are so low. Here is what you can do if you have money to invest.

How can you actually invest your ISA?

While cash ISAs continue to offer poor interest rates, you could consider using your allowance in a stocks and shares ISA instead. Here's how to get started.