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When it comes to buying shares and funds to put in your Isa, there are several investing platforms to choose from.
Also known as fund supermarkets, they all offer various fee structures to suit individual investing habits.
Passive investing is one of the cheapest ways to invest. Ed Bowsher explains how it works, and what to watch out for.
It’s easy to become confused about bonds – the term covers a wide range of financial products, many of which are very different from each other. In this video, Ed Bowsher offers a simple explanation of the main types of bond.
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The “new normal” of below 2% is bad news for income-orientated investors – but accept a bit of risk and there’s still money to be made, says David C Stevenson.
It could be time to move beyond the conventional balanced portfolio, says Merryn Somerset Webb, and take a little risk.
David F Swensen, Yale University’s chief investment officer, suggests building a diversified portfolio using low-cost index funds, bonds and real estate.
Merryn Somerset Webb looks at the differences between active and passive funds.
The human “herding” instinct is also what fuels market bubbles and crashes, says Matthew Partridge.
Stocks once held in contempt are making a comeback as investors shift from growth to value. John Stepek explains why value investing makes sense, and why its time has finally come.