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Guide to investment companie - the advantages

This chapter explains that investment companies can invest in a wider range of investments than other funds and have a special advantage when it comes to providing a reliable income.

15 March 2013

Guide to investment companies - how to buy

This chapter explains the different ways that you can buy investment companies and how you can find out more about them.

15 March 2013

Guide to investment companies - introduction

This chapter introduces this video on investment companies.

15 March 2013

Guide to investment companies - the risks

This chapter explains gearing and discounts.

15 March 2013

Dividend yield

A brief explanation of dividend yields.

14 March 2013

What does 'ex dividend' mean?

An explanation of the term 'ex dividend' and why it is used.

14 March 2013

How we explain gearing

Gearing explained.

14 March 2013

Management and performance fees 2016

A brief explanation of investment company fee structures.

14 March 2013

What are ongoing charges? 2016

An introduction to ongoing charges and how they are calculated.

14 March 2013

What is pound-cost averaging?

A brief explanation of pound-cost averaging and how it benefits you.

14 March 2013


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