It's a brutal time for the markets right now. As much as we hear that stock market volatility is inevitable, with values bound to rise and fall, it feels different when you see it happening with your own money. It’s scary. And it leaves us with lots of questions.
For many UK investors, retirement plans and life goals may have been drastically affected. Your investment strategies may have to change. Equally, if you're a cash saver, you may be looking to buy into the discounted market. So what do you need to know to make better choices with your money?
Latest: Holly answers your questions
Should you continue to drip-feed your ISAs and pensions with direct debits? Or is it time to turn to safe but limp cash? Holly gives her view on what you might want to do.
What should small investors do if they don't understand the markets enough to know how to proceed? What should you do if your Lifetime ISA needs attention before the end of this tax year?
Continued bad news is testing our nerve. But we're always more frightened of things we can't see, so let's look past the industry jargon and put a face to this FTSE beast.
Thanks to the coronavirus, the financial markets have been in decline recently - so is now a good time to cash out your final salary pension for a higher CETV ratio?
At 75 years old, a reader asks if it's worth investing while it's cheap with the intention of withdrawing the money very soon.
An iWeb user complains that it takes a few days to make a trade. Is this normal? Or can we suggest some faster platforms?
Is the coronavirus market crash a good time to start investing to buy my first property in 5-10 years?
It seems like a good time to start investing - would it be best to drip feed from cash into funds/stocks in case markets drop further?