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Investment guide

I've got some investments

Investing can seem complicated at first. But once you know the basics, we hope that you’ll feel more confident making your own decisions.

To help you get started, we've broken everything you need to know into the following sections.

Understanding investing

Reasons for investing
Investing timescales
Risk and return
Tax-efficient investing
Costs of investing

Choosing investments

Cash ISAs and savings
Why Barclays Stockbrokers? 

Researching funds

Choosing a fund
Fund Manager insight
How to read a Fund Factsheet
Multi Asset Class funds
Citywire Selection

Choosing an account

Investment ISA
Transferring investments
Helpful tools

When you're considering investments, remember to bear in mind that their value can go down as well as up, so you could get back less than you invested. Barclays Stockbrokers doesn't give financial advice. If you’re unsure whether an investment is right for you, please seek independent financial advice.



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