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A beginner's guide to investing

Read the basics of investing to find out how it could benefit you, where you can invest, the risks involved and what you may expect to get back.

Introducing investment

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Investing in funds

Find out about the advantages of investing in a fund, the types of funds available, how the industry works and the costs and charges involved.

Facts about funds

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The range of over 2,000 funds

Look at the range of investment funds listed in our directory and use our guide to sectors to help you.

Funds directory

Why save and invest?

To help you meet your short and long term financial goals, it’s important to start putting money aside early on and to save regularly.

Investing in ISAs

Are your savings tax efficient?  From 6 April 2014, you can invest up to £11,880 in an ISA.

From 1 July 2014, ISAs will be reformed into a new simpler product, the ‘New ISA’ (NISA) with equal limits for cash, and stocks and shares.  The NISA limit will be £15,000. 

Why invest in funds?

Funds allow you to invest in a range of areas to help spread risk. You can save from as little as £50 per month and all administration is done for you.

Why invest in funds

Regulated industry

To help protect your money, the Financial Conduct Authority sets rules for investment funds, individual managers and companies. 

How UK funds are regulated