Category Archives: Investing

Shepherds Friendly 5 Year Fixed Rate Bond Now Market Leading!

We’ve featured Shepherds Friendly on this blog in the past when we posted reviews of their Stocks and Shares ISA and Junior ISA. Today we’re looking at their now market leading 5 year fixed rate bond.

5 Investing Tips for Complete Beginners

5 Investing Tips for Complete Beginners

When you first start investing, the terrain ahead of you can seem truly daunting. What should you invest in? How much should you invest? When is the perfect time to invest?

How to make the most of your ISA allowance

How to Make the Most of Your ISA Allowance

Many people know that they have an annual ISA allowance, but how can you get the most out of it?

A simple look at the different types of ISA in the UK

A Simple Look at the Different Types of ISA in the UK

With the deadline for using up your annual ISA allowance fast approaching, many people will be wondering which type of ISA is right for them.

Is there a UK equivalent to Betterment and Wealthfront?

Betterment and Wealthfront – Is there a UK equivalent?

If you spend a lot of time following the financial markets or you’ve been researching ways to start investing, then you may well have come across names such as Betterment and Wealthfront. These two investment companies have become huge in the US and they are known as robo-advisors. If you have tried to invest your cash with one of these companies and you live in the UK, however, you may also have realised that these companies don’t actually allow UK investments at this time. Something which I imagine would have disappointed you.