The 5 Cheapest UK Equity ETFs

I will run down the 5 cheapest UK equity ETFs in this quick guide, to help cost-savvy investors pick funds which match their desire to pay less in fees. Why …

How to Pick Funds

If you’re a lazy investor like me, you love investing funds. Funds help us do away with the torturous process of stock picking. However, picking a fund can be just …

Investing Mistakes: Over-trading

Part of my article series on investing mistakes. This article will explain a mistake made by new investors following active investing strategies. When actively trading, an investor is attempting to …

The Different Types of Stockbroker

Thanks to the evolution of the British stockbroker market, alongside improvements in technology and changes in investor appetite, the current selection of stockbrokers to choose from in the UK is …

Do Banks have Financial Advisers?

This article is part of my Q&A series on financial advice. Today’s question is ‘Do banks have financial advisers?’ With each year that passes, we seem to visit the bank …

How Much Does Financial Advice Cost?

This article is part of my Q&A series on financial advice. Today’s question is ‘How much does financial advice cost?’ Cost is perhaps the number one consideration when people are …

Becoming the Bank for Mum and Dad

The natural order of things suggests that your parents look after you, financially as well as physically, before they set you on the road to independence. Parents teach you the …

What is the FTSE 100?

FTSE 100 is a registered trademark, owned by FTSE Russell, which is in turn owned by the London Stock Exchange (LSE). The name refers to an index of the share …

Who is the Best Financial Guru?

This article will help you discover who is the best financial guru. I’ll begin by explaining what a financial guru is. Next, I’ll highlight five excellent sources of financial wisdom …

What is a Financial Expert -Definition

This article answers the question: What is a Financial Expert? As this site is actually named Financial Expert, it makes sense to publish this definition here. Definition of a Financial …

How to Become a Good Saver

My personal views on saving are made very clear on Financial Expert. In my article ‘How to Retire at 50‘, I explain that our ability to save will dramatically affect …

Save for Your Future

Due to the current economic climate, many people are struggling to save a portion of their salary, which may lead them into problems later in life. Prudential recently carried out …

Investing – ISAs explained

ISA stands for “individual savings account”. These are special accounts that have a limit on how much money you can deposit into them each year but also come with tax …

What Type of Saver Are You?

When it comes to putting money away everyone is different, from the amount saved each year or month to the reasons behind saving at all. So, which type of saver …

How to Retire at 50 (Or Sooner)

Is it possible to retire at 50 without bringing in a lucrative salary, or pinning hopes on the lottery? It is possible, and it’s backed by the simple personal finance …