Dividend tax rules can appear among the most daunting, says Cris Sholto Heaton. But the upshot of many of these rules are simpler than you think.
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The world is rapidly running out of water – back firms pioneering ways to recycle what’s left and you stand to make big gains, says Matthew Partridge.
Equities – penny shares in particular – are the best way of generating a good long-term return, says David Thornton. But it requires the right attitude and a sensible strategy.
It takes time and hard work to be a contrarian investor. And it’s career suicide for professionals. But for private investors, it works, says Bengt Saelensminde.
Shunning short-term speculation in favour of investing for the long term is too simplistic, says David C Stevenson – and that has big implications for the funds you choose.
The bizarre goings-on at Chinese sportswear manufacturer Naibu are a warning to investors, says David Thornton. Do your homework before handing over any money.
The FTSE 100’s back near its all-time high. There are two key lessons investors should learn from this, says John Stepek – and they’re not what you think they are.