BEN WILKINSON: Why don’t parents invest for their children?

BEN WILKINSON: Why aren’t more parents taking advantage of the tax-free gains available with Junior Isas? By Ben Wilkinson for the Daily Mail Published: 22:01 BST, 30 June 2020 | Updated: 22:01 BST, 30 June 2020 We all want what is best for our children. So why do so few of us take advantage of … Read more BEN WILKINSON: Why don’t parents invest for their children?

UK shares and funds to invest like Warren Buffett

The how to invest like Warren Buffett article is a stalwart of investment writing. There will have been hundreds of thousands if not millions of words written on how to emulate the world’s most famous investor over the years – and This is Money has certainly contributed a few of them. Yet, the concept behind … Read more UK shares and funds to invest like Warren Buffett

Should you invest in cannabis stocks? We look at the pros and cons

In March, Alphagreen Group, which claims to own Europe’s largest consumer marketplace for legally certified cannabis (CBD cannabidiol) products, secured £500,000 in its first equity funding round. Several tech angel investors were behind the deal alongside cannabis-focused investment company Enexis AB, which has backed several cannabis industry businesses in the past. While some angel investors … Read more Should you invest in cannabis stocks? We look at the pros and cons

Should you invest in cannabis stocks? We look at the pros and cons

In March, Alphagreen Group, which claims to own Europe’s largest consumer marketplace for legally certified cannabis (CBD cannabidiol) products, secured £500,000 in its first equity funding round. Several tech angel investors were behind the deal alongside cannabis-focused investment company Enexis AB, which has backed several cannabis industry businesses in the past. While some angel investors … Read more Should you invest in cannabis stocks? We look at the pros and cons

How a global fund lets you invest around the world easily

‘Be greedy when others are fearful’. There can’t be many investors who don’t know that famous Warren Buffett quote, but the proportion that pay heed to it when the bad times come knocking is probably fairly low. For some time I’ve said that the next time markets fell 30 per cent, I’d be buying as … Read more How a global fund lets you invest around the world easily

Can a manager invest in their own fund or trust and how do I find out? 

There are reasons a particular fund or investment trust may look attractive that go far beyond performance, what it invests in, or the manager’s track record. And one key attribute some investors prefer to look for is whether or not that manager has ‘skin in the game’ – does he or she invest in that fund … Read more Can a manager invest in their own fund or trust and how do I find out? 

Should you invest in collectables for events that won’t take place?

New balls please… They could be a collector’s item! So too could all the other souvenirs for this summer’s big events that now won’t take place By Toby Walne for The Mail on Sunday Published: 22:31 BST, 23 May 2020 | Updated: 22:31 BST, 23 May 2020 All the big sporting and music festivals may … Read more Should you invest in collectables for events that won’t take place?

I’ve got £200k to invest – where should I put it?

I have £200,000 to invest. I am 67, a widow, and would like to draw down about £10,000 a year to top up my income. I have no debt. My children are independent. Despite trying to decide for myself I am at a loss how to proceed. I had a meeting with a financial adviser … Read more I’ve got £200k to invest – where should I put it?

Where in the world should you invest?

At the moment it feels like there are only two types of country: nations that have handled coronavirus well and those facing criticism because they have not.  Although this story has a long way to run and our assessments may look very different in 12 months, it makes sense for investors to make some judgments … Read more Where in the world should you invest?