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5 Lessons for New Investors

New to investing? Watch our quick series on the what, how and why of investing for long-term wealth and financial goals

Morningstar News Team 9 November, 2015 | 3:28PM

Morningstar.co.uk's five-part series on how to start investing is essential viewing for those new to the world of personal investment. Each animation provides a two-minute guide to the whats and whys of investing that you need to know before putting your hard-earned cash to work. 

1) Why You Can't Afford Not to Invest

In the first of this five part series we explain the importance of taking control of your finances, and facing the stock market and ask: can you afford not to invest?

why to invest

 

2) How to Start Investing for the First Time

In the second video of Morningstar's five part Guide to Investing we explain how to get started on your investment journey, identify your goals and how much to save.

how to invest

 

3) How to Build an Investment Portfolio

In the third video of Morningstar's five part Guide to Investing we explain how to get started on your investing journey and build your investment portfolio.

how to build a portfolio

 

4) How to Save for Retirement

Your employer will match your contributions in a workplace pension up to a pre-agreed cap, and the Government will top it up with income tax relief – more than doubling your savings.

saving for retirement

 

5) How to Invest Post-Retirement

In the fifth and final video of Morningstar's Guide to Investing series we look at investing past retirement. Now that it is no longer a necessity to buy an annuity, what should you do?

investing in retirement

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