Further Venture Capital Platform Review

This Further Venture Capital Platform Review is a placeholder page in anticipation of our upcoming review of the Further investment platform. The content is a unique article about about different …

How to Invest In Gold Using 7 Methods

Investing in commodities such as gold carries a high degree of risk due to the volatility of the market price. Perform detailed research and understand your risk tolerance before you …

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 …

The Route to a Career in Economics

What is the Role of An Economist? The role of an economist is to apply economic knowledge and economic theory in order to give advice and generate reports. Economists research …

Commodities Trading

This article about commodities trading is applicable worldwide unless stated otherwise. Investing in commodities is a risky and speculative activity, which may cause you to lose more capital than you originally invested …

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 …

Where to Invest in Property

The question of where to invest is perhaps most relevant to property investors. As the famous saying goes: choosing a great property is about three factors: Location, Location, Location! But where should one …

The Different Forms of Financial Protection

Financial protection is achieved through careful planning, a sensible balance between a basic investment portfolio, and insurance. There is nothing more despairing than the story of a retired individual who believed …