Asset – Definition

Definition of asset: An asset is a contractual right to a future economic benefit. Informally, it can also refer to anything or anyone of value. What does asset mean? Said …

The Drawbacks of Day Trading

Many ‘get rich quick’ schemes on the web currently holding up day trading as an easy way to make a quick buck. But there are drawbacks of day trading that these …

Day Trading – A Beginners Guide

Day trading is a fast-paced, technically demanding and potentially lucrative form of investing. It carries prestige and risk in equal measure. This is the Financial Expert beginners guide to day …

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 – …

Growth Investing – A Beginners Guide

In this beginners guide to growth investing, I’ll be guiding you through this popular investing strategy. I’ll explain the theory of growth investing, how to spot a hot growth stock, …

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 …

Value Investing – A Beginners Guide

In this beginners guide to value investing, I’ll explain the basics of how this investing strategy works. I’ll explain how to identify value stocks, how to apply the strategy and …

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 …

Venture Capital Trusts (VCT) Explained

A venture capital trust is similar to an investment trust. They provide investors with generous tax incentives to encourage investment in a variety of small, unlisted companies. Disclaimer: Please note …

End of the Trend Strategy

When a trend reverses, it can happen in a number of ways. It could simply turn around, without any warning. In most instances a parabolic price run up is needed, …