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WHAT’S THE BEST LONG TERM INVESTMENT – A PROPERTY OR THE STOCK MARKET?

PROPERTY OR THE STOCK MARKET?

With the UK population living longer than ever, it’s arguably never been more vital to pick the ‘best’ way to save for the future.

Should I invest in a property or shares? It’s the age-old debate. In this factsheet, which is not financial advice, we identify the key factors to consider including:

  • Capital growth: does history show property is better than the stock market?
  • Buy-to-let investing: the factors you should consider before investing in this area
  • Rental income or dividends: which is better?

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    We wrote this factsheet to give you useful information about investing for the future, but it's not personal advice. Please consider taking advice if unsure. Remember that investments can go down as well as up in value, so you could get back less than you put in.

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    Discover the pros and cons of investing in bricks and mortar versus the stock market.

    With the UK population living longer than ever, it’s arguably never been more vital to pick the ‘best’ way to save for the future.

    Should I invest in a property or shares? It’s the age-old debate. In this factsheet, we identify the key factors to consider including:

    • Capital growth: does history show property is better than the stock market?
    • Buy-to-let investing: the factors you should consider before investing in this area
    • Rental income or dividends: which is better?

    We wrote this factsheet to give you useful information about investing for the future, but it's not personal advice. Please consider taking advice if unsure. Remember that investments can go down as well as up in value, so you could get back less than you put in.

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