Understanding investments

All investments are not equal, and knowing what to invest in, when to invest in it and how much to invest are difficult questions to answer. This section is designed to provide some basic guidelines to help, but we advise you seek financial advice before investing.

  • Asset classes explained

    Asset classes explained

    Learn more about asset classes: equities, bonds and cash.

  • Essential questions

    Essential questions

    Key considerations when making your investment decisions.

  • Collective Investment schemes

    Collective investment schemes

    Learn more about investments or ‘mutual funds’.

  • Getting advice

    Getting advice

    Starting a long-term savings plan can be daunting. What are the best options available to you?