In this week’s MoneyWeek magazine: curing today’s most serious diseases; an update to our investment trust portfolio; and some creative ideas for charitable giving.
If you're new to investing, but aren't sure how to go about it, MoneyWeek's 'how to invest' pages are the place for you.
Here, you'll find everything you need to know about investing, from the basics, to tips on strategies, building a portfolio, what to buy and asset allocation. We've got videos and articles for all levels, from beginner to advanced.
If you’re new to investing, read these articles first
Four simple but effective ideas for building a portfolio
David C Stevenson’s three-part series on how to set up a long-term regular savings plan using five simple investment trusts.
Having 40 years to invest can free you up to take risks in the big themes of the next few decades, says David C Stevenson. Here, he picks four of the best funds to buy for the long term.
A simple, easy to manage portfolio of our favourite investment trusts, selected by Merryn Somerset Webb, offering defensiveness, stability, exposure to growth, and some income.
All articles on how to invest
Japan’s Topix stock index has reached a classic resistance area in the charts that can give investors a clue as to where the share price will head next. John Stepek explains.
British Empire Trust has an eclectic portfolio of assets, but its focus on value looks attractive, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
We often talk about the importance of a fund manager having high conviction in their investments, says Cris Sholto Heaton. But sometimes too much conviction can go badly wrong.
John Stepek explains the ins and outs of fund star ratings, and why investors cannot always rely on them.
Sarah Moore looks at a cost-effective way of buying property abroad.
If you need income then it’s important to diversify, says John Stepek. Don’t just rely on the FTSE 100.