Discover what it is, how to do it and what you need to know with our plain-English, step-by-step introduction to investing.
Important Information: Please remember that the value of investments, and any income from them, can fall as well as rise so you could get back less than you invest. If you are unsure of the suitability of your investment please seek advice. Tax rules can change and the value of any benefits depends on individual circumstances.
Investing for beginners
You’ve worked hard for your money – now investing can get your money working harder for you.
Whether you're thinking about investing for a wealthier retirement, to build a nest egg or to give your children a great financial start in life, we believe you’ll be better off having the best information to hand to make investment decisions.
Our guide to investing money is designed to help novice investors just like you and get you started in building an investment portfolio.