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bonds Archives - How To Invest In Shares

Do You Want Income Or Growth?

Whenever you talk to a financial adviser about investing they always ask you whether you are investing for income or growth, don't they? If you are anything like I used to be, you will look at them as if they are asking a stupid question and answer "both?" - with [...]

What Is A Stock Exchange?

If you want to buy and sell shares in a stock market then it helps to know about the stock exchange. If you don't know what a stock exchange is or why they are needed to trade shares then read on and watch the video below. You will learn what [...]

What Is A Stock Market?

Are you scared of buying and selling shares in the stock market? Is that because you don't know what a stock market is? Is lack of knowledge in this area one of the things holding you back from getting started investing in shares? If it is then go ahead and [...]

Financial assets

Last time we learned that assets come in many forms. We discussed collectibles such as paintings, antiques and vintage wines and compared them briefly to financial assets such as companies, unit trusts and bonds, for example. We said that collectibles have a physical, tangible nature to them such as the [...]

What are assets?

In my previous post, I mentioned assets but I didn't properly explain what they are, other than to say that they are: things that have a financial value attached to them that we can generate an income or a profit from. Collectibles Examples of assets might be collectibles such as [...]