Profit – Definition

Definition of profit (investing): a financial gain, measured as the difference between the income and the costs of a particular investment or activity. What is profit? Profit is measured as: …

How Much are Financial Advisers Paid?

The financial adviser career path is quite an attractive one to anyone looking for a financial career. An office location, a client-facing role, supported by a base of technical expertise. …

The Different Types of Financial Advisers

You often hear the term ‘financial adviser’, meaning a finance professional who will design an investment plan for you and recommend specific investment products. It’s also a loose term – …

How to Get Cheap Financial Advice

Financial advice, provided by a qualified and regulated provider, get be invaluable for a new investor. Without this advice, they may have never taken the dive into the stock market …

How to Save Money on Financial Advice

Financial advice isn’t cheap. Knowing how to save money on financial advice can really make a difference to your financial returns, because every penny saved on financial advice is an …

How to Invest With Little Money

How to invest with little money is a careful art form. It can be done if you follow these tips on investing. If you can master these techniques, you’ll be …

Do I Need Financial Advice?

‘Do I need financial advice?’ is a common question asked by people when their circumstances change.  Most people are happy with their current savings and investment plan. It might be …

Is Financial Advice Worth the Cost?

With financial advice costing hundreds or thousands of pounds, many would-be investors are asking themselves the question: Is financial advice worth the cost? Is it worth losing a small sum …

Investing Mistakes: Mis-sold Pensions/SIPPs

What is a Self-Invested Personal Pension (SIPP)? Mis-sold pensions are common cases through the doors of a Financial Litigation department in a community law firm. Self-invested personal pensions, or SIPPs …

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 …