Investments articles

Our investment guides below aim to help you understand some of the different ways you can invest your money.

Investing

We invest in ourselves, in our careers and in our futures - to make things better. So why when it comes to investing with our money are we suddenly put off?

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Available through advisers, our funds could help you tap into the better potential returns of the stock market.

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ISAs (Individual Savings Accounts) are one of the most popular ways to save and invest.

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Debunking the jargon, investment bonds explained.

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Pool your money with other investors.

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Investing for good 

In today’s world of social media and the web, it's often hard to separate the facts from the fiction. Just because we hear something often doesn’t necessarily make it true.

For example, have you ever heard a goldfish only has a 3-second memory span or that lightning never strikes twice? Both these things have been scientifically proven as untrue and yet people still believe them. 

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It is unlikely that 2020 will be remembered by any of us fondly. The COVID-19 pandemic has shaken up the world. Global economies have been hit and many people have been struggling, whether that is health, job losses, mental wellbeing.

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The world has changed a lot in the last couple of years. A global pandemic and a huge focus on climate change have made many of us stop and think about the impact we are having on our planet and those around us.

Read this Power of You report to find out what individuals are doing to help contribute to a better world.

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Tax rules can change and the impact of taxation (and any tax relief) depends on your circumstances.

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Lifestyling is an investment strategy which provides automatic switching of your pension savings into another fund, or funds which generally have a lower risk profile or aligns your pension savings more closely to your plans for using these, as you get closer to your planned retirement age.

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View all our articles and guides covering pensions, retirement, life events, estate planning and investments. You can also read helpful articles and guides to help keep you safe and secure from scams. 

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