How to invest

Investing 101

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Beginner's guide

If you’re considering investing but want to understand the basics before you get started – or you’ve got some investments but want to learn more – you’re in the right place.  We’ve created these lessons – along with a collection of videos, podcasts and articles – to help you on your way.

Lesson one

What is investing and why would I want to invest?

Lesson two

Where do I start with investing?

Lesson three

Accounts – A home for your money

Lesson four

What can I invest in?

Lesson five

Building an investment portfolio

Lesson six

Investing versus cash savings

Lesson seven

Charges, fees and costs

Lesson eight

Regulation – The many commandments

Lesson nine

The impact of time

Lesson ten

What is risk?