Investments

At Financial Advice Centre, we know that investing money needs careful consideration and it is important that you stay informed, and feel comfortable and confident about the risks involved. 

Our team of independent financial advisers research and create individual investment strategies unique to each client in line with financial objectives. 

This section provides some top-level information on the different types of saving and investment opportunities available. We encourage you to engage with us to seek advice appropriate to your specific circumstances so we can help you make the right decisions.

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The value of your investments can go down as well as up, so you could get back less than you invested.

Investment Overview

Investment Overview

This document looks at the different investment vehicles available to the individual investor together with the key points to note. This is an at-a-glance guide with more detailed information being contained in the other documents on this page. The value of investments and income from them may go down. You may not get back the original amount invested and the levels, basis and reliefs of taxation are subject to change.

Asset-backed Investments

Asset-backed Investments

Here we attempt to explain in simple terms all the different asset backed investments open to the individual investor, from contribution levels right through to taxation treatment of each investment.

Deposit Based Investment

Deposit Based Investment

In this document we look at all the various deposit based investment vehicles available in the marketplace today and what they mean to the individual investor.

Individual Savings Accounts (ISAs)

Individual Savings Accounts (ISAs)

Under the so-called 'New ISA' (or NISA), Cash ISAs and Stocks and Shares ISAs have effectively been merged, with the overall combined limit in 2021/22 at £20,000, while several new ISA variants, offer savings "bonuses".

Markets

With the current state of the UK economy, Jonathan Smith runs through his top UK stocks to buy from sectors including property and banking.
These UK shares prices have risen, but Manika Premsingh would not buy both of them. One has clearly stronger prospects than the other. 
G A Chester is looking for dividend stocks to buy, and is attracted by these two FTSE 100 blue-chips with forecast yields of 6.5% and 7.7%.
More short positions have been declared in London so far this month than in the entirety of May
London shares soared today despite the likely delay to the June 21 Freedom Day by four weeks, with the FTSE 100 hitting its highest point since the beginning of the pandemic.