Why invest in bond ETFs?

Most exchange-traded funds (ETFs) invest in shares and stock markets. However, ETFs have also grown in popularity for investing in bonds (loans to governments — known as ‘gilts’ in the UK — and to companies, called ‘corporate bonds’).   Here are 4 key reasons why investing…

How you can earn a higher income with ETFs

Despite recent increases, interest rates are still relatively low, with the top-paying instant-access savings accounts remaining under 2%.  Such rates are also far behind inflation, meaning that cash savings continue to lose value in real terms.  Investors looking for higher incomes can choose from ETFs…

Managing stock market volatility

Investing in the stock market can often seem like a rollercoaster ride, with share prices constantly rising and falling and sudden, alarming changes in direction.   This is ‘market volatility’. And, like it or not, it’s an integral part of investing. Investments that aren’t volatile ⁠—…