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Investment explained

An investment is a gamble: instead of the security of guaranteed returns, you're taking a risk with your money. 

You can invest in Shares, Bonds, Funds, Government bonds (gilts), UK pr...

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Investing for beginners

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How stock markets work
  • A stock market is simply a place where buyers and sellers meet to sell shares.
  • A share is a divided-up unit of the value of a company.
  • Shares exist to boos...

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  • The price is initially set by the firm offering shares.
  • Its price on any given day can be determined by poor financial results, the economic health and so-called 'sentiment', ie, if Ci...

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5 golden rules of investing
  1. The greater return you want, the more risk you'll usually have to accept.
  2. Diversify as much as you can to lower your risk exposure, ie, invest in different companies, industries...

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  • Ask yourself WHY you're looking to invest.
  • It is better to try and sort out your personal debts first before you take the risk of making them worse.
  • You don't ...

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  • You can buy shares or funds from different providers.
  • The cheapest offers you'll want to do it through is a website, often called a platform.
  • It's a two-stage process...

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2 ways you make money from investing

One is when the shares increase in value (and you profit when you sell), the other is when they pay dividends.

Dividends are a bit like interest on a savings account. If a company make...

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A fund explained
  • A fund is simply another way to buy shares. 
  • Instead of you buying a slice of a company directly, you give your cash to a specialist manager who pools it with money from other i...

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