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Essentials & education

Category: Investment Trusts

What is a discount on an investment trust?

What does it mean when an investment trust is trading on a discount to net asset value? And how does it impact returns?

Emma Wall, Head of Investment Analysis

29 Oct 2019 4 min read

Category: Investing and saving

First job? 4 ways to make your money go further

Got your first job and ready to start putting some money aside? Henry Irving offers some of his top tips for graduate investors.

Henry Irving

23 Oct 2019 4 min read

Category: Essentials

Famous fund manager – top tips for investors

Showcased in ‘The Big Short’, Steve Eisman’s investment success now speaks for itself.

Heather Williams

23 Sep 2019 2 min read

Category: Essentials & education

Gifting money – inheritance tax pitfalls to avoid

Giving cash or gifts to loved ones? Check the tax implications before you do.

Bruce Pearce

20 Aug 2019 4 min read

Category: Shares

Ratings risk - an emerging trend

Keeping a share price at above-average ratings requires near perfect execution, and with economic conditions looking tougher, that’s becoming harder.

Nicholas Hyett

14 Aug 2019 3 min read

Category: Investing and saving

What these famous philosophers can teach us about investing

Philosophers have been helping us think about some of life’s big questions for hundreds of years. Henry Irving looks at what they can teach us about modern-day investing.

Henry Irving

12 Aug 2019 min read

Category: Essentials & education

How small changes can mean big gains for your investments

Former Performance Director of British Cycling and current Team Ineos coach Sir Dave Brailsford has long stood by his coaching practice of making marginal gains.

Bruce Pearce

01 Aug 2019 3 min read

Category: Investing and saving

Perfect is the enemy of the good

Henry Irving explains why this popular phrase, attributed to Voltaire, applies just as much to investing as anything else in life.

Henry Irving

18 Jul 2019 4 min read