INVESTING

Introducing investing through the ages
The savings habit starts with the piggy bank, where we can watch our money add up, and soon…
Investing as lockdown returns
The return of lockdown across the UK came as an unpleasant reminder that the epidemic is still far…
Understanding quantitative easing – and what it means for you
The Bank of England has promised to do whatever is required to get Britain’s economy back on its…
What are bonds, and should you look at them now?
Buying shares in a business is easy enough to understand. But there is another market – the bond market.…
Why it doesn’t pay to be a saver
With rates already close to zero, the Bank has a problem if the economy needs a boost in…
Will negative rates happen, and what can you do?
With rates already close to zero, the Bank has a problem if the economy needs a boost in…
Protecting your investments
The risk is that investments could fall in value, be worth less than you paid for them, and…
Don’t let the NS&I rate cut hit your savings
NS&I has announced a cut in rates – and even if you are not an NS&I account holder,…