The beginner's guide to investment Taster

The beginner's guide to investment

  • What do first before you're ready to invest
  • How to make a financial plan to reach your goals
  • The essentials tips to spread risk in your  portfolio

What's in this guide

Are you ready to invest?

Consider these key points before investing your money: debt, pension, income protection, savings Contains video

Five-step guide to diversification

How to build a successful portfolio and reduce risk by investing your savings in a diverse range of assets

Five tips to getting started as an investor

These pointers outline everything you need to consider before you make the first steps on your investment journey

Lump sum or regular savings?

Should you invest a lump sum, all in one go, or drip feed your money into the market through regular savings?

Your rights as an investor

Learn more about the legal and regulatory protection that investors receive from the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS)

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