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How to invest in funds

Open an account in 3 easy steps

The Vantage Service is designed for investors who are happy to make their own investment decisions. If you're unsure of the suitability of an investment please seek advice.

Choose funds that match your investment goals

Choose funds that match your investment goals

If you are new to investing in funds, we can help:

Invest in an account

Invest from as little as £25 a month or a £100 lump sum

Do you want to have access to your account or are you saving for retirement?

Manage your account online

Your account is open and available to manage online

You can also manage your account online via our smartphone and iPad apps.

Remember, tax rules can change and the reliefs depend on your personal circumstances. The value of investments, and any income from them, can fall as well as rise so you could get back less than you invest.

Open an account online today

Stocks & Shares ISA

Shelter up to £15,240 from tax with the low-cost, easy to manage Vantage ISA.

Open an ISA

Fund & Share Account

A flexible account with no investment limits and access to your money at any time.

Open an account

SIPP (pension)

Hold funds in a pension for your retirement and get tax relief on contributions.

Open a SIPP

Why choose Hargreaves Lansdown?

  • Free to buy and sell funds
    Choose from over 2,500 funds from leading fund managers with no charge to buy or sell. Low-cost reinvestment of income.
  • Market-beating savings and low annual charges
    Take advantage of our exclusive range of super low cost funds. You will also receive initial savings of up to 5.5% when you invest. Annual charges are tiered, with a maximum of just 0.45% per annum.
  • Easy to manage
    Manage all your funds with our award-winning website, by phone or by post or with our FREE app for iPhone and Android and HL Live for iPad.
  • Expert analysis
    Our highly regarded research team offer free research and comment on a broad range of different funds to help you make better investment decisions.
Have a question?

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Money Week

Best Service award 2014

Best Service

The Platforum

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What Investment
2007 - 2014


I like how easy it is - from crediting the account using my debit card through to choosing which funds to invest in. I also like the one-page summary of all my investments making it clear which ones are performing and which are not.

Mrs Knox, Roxburghshire - client for 5 years


The Vantage Service is excellent. Great way of viewing, keeping track and managing my whole portfolio with ease. Because it's so easy I find myself checking it more regularly and taking a much more active management role than ever before, which has been very worthwhile - financially and educationally.

Mr Savage, Leicestershire - client for 13 years


Key for me is having information easily available so that I can make informed judgements. Your website provides comprehensive information in an easily accessible format regarding funds, etc. You also provide a wealth of other information…

Mrs Meyrick, Wiltshire - client for 9 years


The Investment Times in general, and the Wealth 150 in particular, have given me the confidence and the knowledge to manage my own investments without needing to pay for professional advice or rely on high street financial institutions…

Mr Potton, Derbyshire - client for 4 years

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