Investing Guidance

Do you want to invest but not sure where to start? Or you're already an investor but want to improve your skills? Maybe you want to move into another asset class like Property or Shares and want to get the best start? You'll find everything you need to become a successful investor in the sections below.

Try our Financial Freedom Calculator to work out when you can achieve Freedom, then pick an investment topic that interests you from the 4 areas below - and start your investing journey!

Now, how to turn your Calculated Freedom Fund into a reality? Check out the 4 Investing and Home Finance areas below to get started:

Why 100 Minus Age Rule Doesn’t Work (Shares Vs Bonds Asset Allocation)

A frequent dilemma faced by investors is, what asset allocation is best? What percentage of your portfolio should be in
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A 10 Year Plan – School Leaver To Financially Free

Where do you want to be in 10 years? If we’d asked our 18-year old selves that question, the answer
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Your Opportunity Fund – Career, Investing & Side Hustles

Everyone gets opportunities to make more money. But most people either aren’t equipped to take them, or don’t see them.
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Do It Yourself Or Pay Someone Else?

The Financial Independence Retire Early Movement or FIRE as it’s often known preach doing almost everything yourself with the intention
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Plan, Automate, Ignore, Get Rich

We honestly believe that anyone can be wealthy. Wealth is not just reserved for an elite group of people –
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What Is A Good Salary And Net Worth – UK – Income and Wealth Percentiles

Where do you sit on the scale from poor to rich? How does your income and net worth compare to
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Tax-Free World Portfolio With Synthetic ETFs

We recently did a video showing how the new iShares S&P 500 Swap ETF (I500) could eliminate Dividend Withholding tax
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Take Control Of Your Financial Life – You Can’t Rely On Anyone Else!

We see a lot of people whinging on social media and in some news publications about how the government is
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How Companies Avoid Tax – If You Can’t Beat Them, Join Them

If we told you a legal way of slashing your tax bill would you do it? Of course you would.
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How To Get Paid More

Times are tough for UK workers. The government’s rules are not exactly easy to pin down, but workers are being
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The Complete Guide To Vanguard Investing – For UK-Based Investors

Vanguard tends to be investors’ first port of call when it comes to index investing and ETFs, which in many
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5 Steps To Quitting All Jobs Forever – Escape The Rat Race

We hated our jobs – all of them. And we’ve had a lot of them over the years. The hours,
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Were We Wrong About Bonds?

We’ve said time and again that bonds suck as an investment, and instead have chosen to put the bulk of
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Should You Jump Aboard the Clean-Energy Stocks Bull Run?

Clean Energy stocks are well into an established bull market run.   It’s a sector with serious momentum behind it:
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Make £500 Monthly Risk-Free With Matched Betting (30 Minutes A Day)

If you’re interested in Match Betting and want a boost at the start, check out our dedicated Matched Betting area
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iShares Introduces Game Changing TAX-FREE Synthetic S&P 500 ETF

iShares have just launched a new ETF – and we think it could be a game changer.   Some of
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How Overpaying Your Mortgage Kills You Financially

Paying off your mortgage early will destroy your finances.   If you were raised in an average family you were
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Top 10 Most Popular ETFs

Our favourite investment product is the Exchange Traded Fund, and it is possible to beat the market by investing in
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The US Election Impact On Stocks and ETFs (UK Perspective)

Trump vs Biden. Republicans vs Democrats. The result of the election on 3rd November in the world’s biggest market, America,
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How To Make Money With No Effort

Can you make money with no effort? Yes, you can, and in this video we cover 6 realistic ways to
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Gaming Industry & Stocks Set To Level Up

The video games industry is now larger than the movie and music industry combined. It doesn’t get the same attention
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What Investors Think About Covid And The Recovery

What do investors think will happen next with Covid and the stock market, with Winter fast approaching? Investing is as
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Second Lockdown – Invest To Win

Never before have we been so uncertain about the UK economy’s ability to pull through this pandemic. We know that
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How To Use Pensions Alongside Your S&S ISA and Retire Young

If you’re like us and want to retire young, then listening to the mainstream media drone on about paying into
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I Just Bought This Small Cap Stock – Stock Picking Step-By-Step [UK Market]

I’m really excited about this new video! I’ve just bought shares in small-cap stock CMC Markets PLC, to test out
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How To Retire By Age 30 (or within 5 years)

Retiring by aged 30 is the dream for most young people.   They join the workforce as young adults with
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Trading 212 Invest/ISA Review and FAQs

Trading 212 is an incredible investing app – not just because it’s free but because it’s packed full of awesome
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Tickr Review – Ethical Investing App

Today we’re reviewing the Tickr app, a simple investing app that let’s you invest easily into ethical funds. With its
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How The UK Government Can Afford to Pay Everyone’s Salary

The UK along with most of the Western World are, for want of a better word, absolutely screwed…. And that
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Problems with Day Trading | Short Term vs Long Term Investing

The stock market is one sexy playing field right now – not only are markets down to historically cheap prices
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Are Your Investments Protected If The Investment Platform Fails?

If we forget the performance of our investments for just one moment, and instead let’s look at how safe your
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Oil is Low – Buy Buy Buy! | Best and Easiest Way to Invest in Oil

Oil prices have collapsed in 2020 following the outbreak of the corona pandemic, down a mega 63% since the start
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Vanguard | Invest In Which Global Tracker Fund | Vanguard LifeStrategy vs Vanguard FTSE All-World ETF

On this site we’ve talked a lot about the importance of owning the World when you invest. But there are
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Why You Should Care About A Stock Market Crash

A stock market crash affects all of us, whether we invest or not. Your non-investor mates in the office don’t
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5 Easy Life Hacks to Massively Boost Your Disposable Income

Disposable Income is what you have left from your pay after you’ve tossed the rest up the wall on bills,
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What to Do When Stocks Crash – Don’t Panic

Stocks and shares are constantly going up and down in value. If you can’t stomach this volatility, then you need
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Robert Kiyosaki: Legend or Con Artist? Cashflow Quadrant – Rich Dad

Assets, assets, assets. Buy them, hold them, get rich from them. This is the philosophy of Rich Dad Poor Dad
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“Be the Bank” – Invest in Commercial Bridging Loans – Loanpad Platform Review

“Be the bank” – not the borrower. We just flipping love owning everything; shares, commodities, property – debt. Banks own
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ETFs Destroy All Other Investments – ETFs vs Stocks and Funds

Regular visitors to the site will know that most of the money that we invest in the Stock Market is
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Top 10 Investing Mistakes Beginners Make in the Stock Market

Many beginner investors are keen to start investing because of the easy money that can be made. And rightly so!
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