Okay, so you know how to open an online broker account. The next step on your road to fully-fledged investor status is to actually purchase some investments. In this article we’ll look at how to buy an ETF (Exchange Traded Fund). What is an ETF? Before we get giddy with over-excitement, a quick reminder as […]

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What caught my eye this week. A short while ago the UK blogger DIY Investor wrote passionately about the threat of climate change. He’s now put money into the Impax Environmental Investment trust in part to do something about it: As I was writing my article on climate change recently, I must admit to a […]

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Whether you’re only now peaking out from behind the sofa or you’ve been investing passively like a trooper and refusing to look at your portfolio until Boxing Day, if you’re reading this site you’ve probably seen headlines implicating US bond yields in the recent assault and battery on the stock market. For example: Surging yields […]

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What caught my eye this week. Sensible readers who passively invest and so haven’t been following the gyrations in the markets this past week, please jump to the links below. Oi! That includes you, Accumulator! Right. I presume I’m now addressing only those readers who have ignored our exhortations to invest purely into index funds […]

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Good news! RateSetter has brought back its £100 bonus for investors who put away just £1,000 for a year. To get the bonus, follow my links to RateSetter in this article. I will also be paid a bonus by RateSetter if you sign up via one of these ‘refer a friend’ links to claim your […]

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