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A choice of cheap index trackers to help passive investors craft their portfolios

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When it comes to computing and disclosing charges, things are rarely simple in the investment world…

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Stock market investors can’t invest in some of the most exciting growth companies of our time. Should we look to venture capital?

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Markets are down. Our emergency bond parachute is open. How is our passive portfolio faring against the financial flak?

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Want to find the best broker for you? Check out our interactive tool and our table of fees to discover your best option.

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Every investor has to start somewhere, and your start won’t come much better than buying an index fund.

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Every journey begins with a single step. And when it comes to asset allocation that first step is working out your investment goals.

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How to buy and sell ETFs

Everyone has to start somewhere! Here’s how to buy your first ETF.

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Our portfolio slows to a crawl. US valuations predict barren years ahead. Is it time to change course?

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Is it a share? Is it a bond? No, it’s commercial property, an asset class which boasts a bit of the best (and worst) of both. Does it belong in your portfolio?

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We invest in riskier asset classes in the expectations of higher returns. But those expectations do not come with a money back guarantee!

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The only way for active funds to compete with ever-cheaper passive rivals is to cut costs to the bone. Will they?

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Everybody has to start somewhere!

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Our passive portfolio is back off the canvas and shrugging off every blow the forces of pessimism can throw at it.

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Risk and returns are joined at the hip in investing, but taking some risks can’t be expected to pay.

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Beware of betting on tips from friends, whether you’re told about a can’t lose cryptocurrency or ‘the next Google’.

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