-

Where do you get started with investing?

In this episode, Clare talks through some of the things to consider once you’ve decided you’re ready to invest. Like what level of risk are you comfortable taking? Are you looking for income, growth or a bit of both? Do you want a Ready-made Investment, to choose your own funds, or shares?

The value of investments can fall as well as rise; you may not get back what you invest. If you’re not sure about investing, seek independent advice.

You may also be interested in

The value of investments can fall as well as rise. You may get back less than you invest.

Investment Account

A fully flexible way to invest

A flexible, straightforward account with no limits on the amount you can invest.

Smart Investor with Clare Francis

In this series of handy investing updates, Clare Francis, director of Savings and Investments for Barclays Smart Investor, sets out to demystify personal investments, cutting through the jargon and helping you to become a smarter investor.

In the coming weeks, Clare will focus on the issues that really matter to investors, whether you’re relatively new or you’ve been investing for years. She’ll look at the experiences of other investors and gather some insights from seasoned experts.

Our Investment Videos

Our Smart Investor videos include market insights and guidance from our experts to help you make the right investment decisions.