Investing Basics Series

  • Investing In Uncertain Times – Your Questions Answered

    Important information: Please remember that the value of investments can go down as well as up, and you may get back less than you invest. The information in this article is not a personal recommendation for any particular investment. If you are unsure about the suitability of an investment you should speak to an authorised […]

  • Investing Basics : The Difference Between Saving and Investing

    difference between investing and saving

    Investing Basics Series: The Difference Between Saving and Investing In this ‘Investing Basics’ Series, rather than jumping in at the deep end, I am focusing on simple topics and generating discussion around them, to help frame an understanding of WHY investing is so important.  Today I am talking about the difference between saving and investing. […]

  • Investing Basics : What Is An Investment Trust?

    what is an investment trust

    My aim has always been to include as little jargon as possible on The Money Whisperer. When I started the Investing Basics series, I wanted to discuss topics and explain concepts with as little use of technical language as possible. The reality is that the financial world is full of it. In this article, the […]

  • Investing Basics : What is Peer to Peer Lending

    what is peer to peer lending

    Disclaimer: Capital at risk. No FSCS protection. Past performance is not an indication of future performance. You may want to consider advice from a qualified financial adviser before investing.  Investing Basics : What is Peer to Peer Lending? Our ‘Investing Basics’ series has been designed to help those who are interested in investing but don’t […]

  • Investing Basics : Is Inflation Eating Your Savings?

    is inflation eating your savings

    Inflation And Savings A few weeks ago I featured in an article in The Guardian titled ‘Why women need to stop saving their cash – and start investing’. It obviously resonated with so many women because I was inundated with people who had read the article contacting me. Every one of them told me they […]