Investor toolkit

Take the long view and resist the temptation to sell when markets fall on bad news

DIY Investor Toolkit: history shows for those willing to take a long-term perspective that sharp, short-term dips end up being a mere footnote in the grand scheme of things.

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How currency moves impact your investment portfolio

DIY Investor Toolkit: There are sound reasons why investors should pay closer attention to currency fluctuations.

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The lowdown on fund liquidity and why it matters

DIY Investor Toolkit: Fund liquidity has gained greater prominence in recent months, we explain what it is and why it matters.

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The long-term cost of failing to reinvest dividends

DIY Investor Toolkit: not reinvesting dividends could result in a significantly smaller portfolio.

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The number one rule to push stockmarket odds in your favour  

DIY Investor Toolkit: attempting to time the market is regularly described as a fool’s errand, and with good reason.

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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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