Investor toolkit

DIY Investor Toolkit: investors should ignore most stockmarket adages

Kyle Caldwell on which market maxims are worth mulling over.

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The safer and smarter way to invest your Isa allowance

DIY Investor Toolkit: it is sensible to think about your Isa as early as possible in the tax year, but there

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Three investment mistakes and lessons I have learned

DIY Investor Toolkit: here are the mistakes and lessons I have learned since I started investing five and a half years ago. 

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Isa tips: how to work out whether a fund is truly active

DIY Investor Toolkit: we outline how to work out whether a fund is truly active or a ‘closet tracker’.

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11 investment terms broken down and explained

Jargon Buster: We run through 11 key investment terms that you need to know.

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The one question every investor should ask themselves before buying a share

DIY Investor Toolkit: We reveal the one question all investors should ask themselves when sizing up a potential share investment.

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How to boost investment returns from a quirk of maths

DIY Investor Toolkit: We reveal the one thing that investors of all persuasions should not underestimate. 

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Here’s why it is worth investing small amounts

DIY Investor Toolkit: Here’s how far £100 a month can go in the stock market over five years.

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Should investors avoid the most popular funds?

When there are a couple of thousand funds to choose from, do-it-yourself investors face an overwhelming amount of choice; but help is at hand to condense the list down to a shortlist. 

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