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A guide to getting started
Investment companies exist solely to invest. They allow you to make a single investment which gives you a share in a much
Investment companies are a type of collective investment which allows you to spread your risk and access investment opportunities that you wouldn’t be able to invest in on your own.
Looking for a little bit more?
With interest rates falling to record lows in recent years, finding income has probably never been harder.
This guide explains some of the unique features that give investment companies a head start over other funds when it comes to delivering income.
Getting more from your savings
ISAs have always been a popular choice for tax-free saving. Today, more than 20 million people in the UK have one.
This guide explains why and how investment companies can help you get the most out of them.
Saving for your children’s future?
School fees, university, a deposit for their first flat? Let alone thinking about a pension. The financial demands facing you and
your children have never been greater.
That’s why it’s important to start planning early and make the most of your savings and investments. And why investment companies, with their long-term track record, could be an excellent way to give your children a head start in life.
Taking control of your future
Saving for your retirement is one of the longest and biggest financial commitments you will make. With access to investments that other funds cannot offer, and their long-term track record, investment companies can play a valuable role in delivering a higher or growing income in retirement.
Something a bit different?
Whether you are looking to diversify your existing portfolio, boost your income or maximise long-term capital growth, investment companies can provide the best way to access alternative asset classes as part of a long-term balanced portfolio.
This guide looks at some of the main types of alternative assets, and explains the key benefits and risks.
Going for growth
Venture capital trusts provide finance to some of the most dynamic small businesses in the UK to help them grow.
This guide explains the benefits and risks of investing in VCTs, and takes a closer look at some of the exciting businesses that VCTs have helped to flourish.