Before you start

Tempting as it may be to plunge straight into investing, you may need to address other aspects of your personal finances first. In this section, you'll learn more about some of the things you should take into consideration before putting your money to work.

Always remember that investments can fall in value and you may get back less than you invest.

Investing money - the basics

Getting back to basics can help you become a smarter investor. We take you to your starting point.

Should you save cash or invest?

We give you the lowdown on what to consider when weighing up whether to invest your savings.

Who's it for? Investors with basic investment knowledge

Always remember that investments can fall in value. You may get back less than you invest. 

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Exploring investments on Smart Investor

You have the choice of thousands of investments to help you achieve your financial goals. Once you’ve opened one of our accounts, we offer you various ways to explore and find the right investments for you.