Successful investing starts with the basics

Many factors can affect the results of your investments. Having a fundamental understanding of some investing basics can certainly help, especially if you are just getting started.

Five questions you may ask when considering mutual funds:

1

What is wrong with just keeping money in the bank?

Savings as a means for growing wealth
2

How much money do I need to have to start investing?

Mutual funds as an investment product
3

How do I know what mutual funds to buy?

How to build a diversified investment portfolio
4

When should I consider investing in mutual funds?

Buying mutual funds as long-term investments
5

What do I need to do after I have invested money in mutual funds?

How to manage investments to suit your own financial goals
 

Bond investing made simple

Bonds are key in a diversified investment portfolio but its complexity often deters investors. Don’t miss out on opportunities - understand bond investing easily and quickly with our basic guide to fixed income.

FAQ

 

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Glossary

 

Is there an investment word or phrase you’d like to understand? Investment terminology from A to Z.