Ten tips to help if you’ve never invested before

Investing is one of those things that most people know they should do and far fewer…

Should you open a Lifetime Isa? What’s on offer to savers

Lifetime Isas allow under-40s to save for a home and retirement at once, and the Government…

Six steps to stop the inflation monster eating your money

The highest inflation rate for more than five years – at 3 per cent – is…

Why China and India are the bright spots for investors

Mention emerging markets and the talk inevitably turns to Trump.  This is because, for better or…

Five of the best female fund managers

Who are the fund managers you rate highly? Chances are you’ll probably list the likes of…

What are the best investment funds for income?

Britain’s small army of income investors are on track to receive a bumper payout this year…

Things women need to think about when it comes to finances

They say men are from Mars and women are from Venus, but does that really matter…

How to invest with the rising stars of emerging markets

As the veterans of emerging market investing retire, who are the fund managers you can rely…

Four tips to protect your investments against a fall

As investors we’re constantly told that ‘markets can go up as well as down’. But if…

What’s the point in investing in cash – and do you hold too much?

The idea of having too much cash is something that fits firmly in the bracket of…

Gold isn’t an investment it’s a bet on people freaking out

Do you own any gold? Beyond the wedding ring on my finger, I don’t. I get…

Are the UK’s fund managers starting to beat the market?

Are fund managers starting to beat the market? The active fund management industry has been taking…

How to create an investment plan

Do you invest? The fact that you are reading This is Money greatly increases the chance…

Is it time to buy into unloved UK shares? Minor Investor

When investing it often pays to do the opposite of what others are doing. Of course,…

Dodge a stock market crash with the 200 day moving average

When stock markets take a tumble there is always a rush of experts offering helpful tips.…

The easy route to passive investing and some funds to pick

A lot has been written about passive investing, its simplicity and its merits but just how…

Is Initiative Q too good to be true? What you need to know about it

Have you heard of Initiative Q?  It’s a new ‘sign-up quick’ scheme spreading around on Facebook…

Are you sitting on a forgotten fortune in the stock market? 

Windfall: Clare Rand discovered that she had £360 of Santander shares Former customers of demutualised insurers and…