We seem to hear about investing a lot these days, from friends’ big wins to horror stories in the news.
But as easy and important as it may be, first we need to get the whole picture.
We're the Rookie Investors. And we're here to get schooled!
How do you eat an elephant? Which part do you start with? What tools do you need? And what do you do if you’re vegan? Investing can feel like just as big a task to get your head around, and what works for our friends and influencers won't always be right for us. So what do we need to know to make better choices? Handily, you’re in exactly the right place to find out…
• We’ll reveal the truth behind common rumours and trends
• Explain the different types of investing and who they’re for
• Answer common questions and suggest simple apps
With a bit of honest guidance, we won't just be Rookies for long!
Learn the truth: investing rumours laid bare
Learn from others: investor questions, experiences and suggestions
Learn the basics: how-to guides and comparison tools
Learn about apps: saving, investing and budgeting in your pocket
David, 64, asks...
Is it a good idea to move some of my pension into sustainable investments in the run-up to my retirement in a few years?
Alex, 31, asks...
What fees and charges should I prepare for if I choose a Self-Invested Personal Pension (SIPP)?
Jan & Ian, 57, ask...
Is it worth us investing around 10% of our cash pension pot when we're already semi-retired?
Michelle, 55, asks...
I have multiple pensions with different providers - should I combine them?
Paul, 47, asks...
How can I check if my pension charges and performance are comparable across the market?
Elena, 26, asks...
How can I switch from the default plan my workplace pension came with?
Alison, 44, asks...
Is it a bad idea to have your ISA and pension with the same provider?
Sarah, 38, asks...
What's a good pension provider for someone who is self-employed? Or would a LISA be better?
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The Boring Money Fund
• An example portfolio made up of a diverse mix of funds
• Based on surveys with Boring Money readers