Financial Tips for Those New to the World of Investment

Some real life examples of, and top tips for, getting your foot on the first rung of the investing ladder

Holly Cook 17 September, 2012 | 8:00AM
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If you're new to the world of investing, or perhaps you haven't even dipped your toe in the water yet, here are some top tips to help you feel your way. 

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The information contained within is for educational and informational purposes ONLY. It is not intended nor should it be considered an invitation or inducement to buy or sell a security or securities noted within nor should it be viewed as a communication intended to persuade or incite you to buy or sell security or securities noted within. Any commentary provided is the opinion of the author and should not be considered a personalised recommendation. The information contained within should not be a person's sole basis for making an investment decision. Please contact your financial professional before making an investment decision.

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Holly Cook

Holly Cook  is Manager, Morningstar EMEA Websites