Global finance, investment and academic experts share their wisdom on some of the big investing questions.
A video blog on the ups and downs of investing in property
Is buy-to-let a good investment?
Why evidence, not emotion, should rule our investment decisions.
Why evolution has made us bad investors
A video shared by Close Brothers Asset Management
Do you do it passively?
Research shows that only a minute number of funds will ever beat the market on a sustained basis
How easy is it to outperform the market?
Burton Malkiel explains why it is hard to beat the market time after time
Why is it so hard to beat the market?
Why many financial bloggers and websites are coming out in favour of the passive approach
Passive investing is favoured by financial commentators
Passive investing can work for the small cap sector as well as blue chip stocks
Does passive work for all types of investments?
John Bogle on words of wisdom he received early on in his career
All you need to know about investing in three words
Why passive investing can be better for you psychologically
Passive investing is better for your health
Charles Ellis on how many active funds actually manage to beat the market
Beating the market and why active funds rarely do so
Why an investor's attitude to risk is important
The importance of risk and return
John Bogle explains why investors only receive about 30% of the total market return
How much do investors lose in charges and management fees?
Investing should be a long term proposition, says Charles Ellis.
Why investments should be like a good marriage
David Booth on why the passive investment experience makes for a better lifestyle
Passive investing: a better experience all round.
Prof. Anthony Neuberger on how a small difference in charges can impact so heavily on returns
Small charges make a big difference to returns
Gus Sauter on the growth of passive investing
The increasing popularity of passive investing
Jasmine Birtles on why passive investing is a better lifestyle choice
Passive investing: a good lifestyle choice
Karen Pine on why investors should avoid reacting to what they read in the press
The effect of the media on investing decisions
Charles Ellis on the difficulty of outperforming passive funds
Why is it so hard to outperform passive funds?
An explanation of what an index fund is and what it does
What is an index fund?
Jasmine Birtles on why passive investing is not more popular
Why are active funds so much more popular than passive?
Bill McNabb on the growth potential for passive investing in the UK.
Will passive investing become more popular in the UK?
Gus Sauter on why 'buy and hold' is still the best strategy, whatever the market conditions.
Is 'buy and hold' dead given the dismal returns of recent years?
Dan Goldie on whether investors buy and sell shares too often
Do investors buy and sell too often?