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The DIY Investor is your guide to independent and successful investing. It will show you how to build an investment portfolio using a range of low-cost tax efficient strategies.
If you are a first time investor, investment guru Andy Bell will show you how to make the crucial initial steps towards taking control of your financial future. If you’re a seasoned player in the market, the book will help you develop your investing style and strategy.
The DIY Investor will show you how to:
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About the author
List of acronyms
Part 1 What being a DIY investor is all about
Chapter 1 Introducing DIY investing
Chapter 2 Setting your investment objectives
Part 2 The DIY investor’s toolkit – the products
Chapter 3 The ISA - individual savings account
Chapter 4 The Dealing Account
Chapter 5 SIPPs
Chapter 6 Transferring existing pensions into, or out of, a SIPP
Chapter 7 What SIPPs can invest in
Chapter 8 Taking benefits from a SIPP
Part 3 The DIY investor’s toolkit – the investments
Chapter 9 Funds
Chapter 10 Tracker funds
Chapter 11 Investment trusts
Chapter 12 Equities
Chapter 13 Corporate bonds and gilts
Chapter 14 Cash
Chapter 15 Investments for the advanced DIY investor
Part 4 Putting it all together
Chapter 16 The tax-efficient DIY investor
Chapter 17 When it all goes wrong - death, divorce, bankruptcy, complaints and the Financial Services Compensation Scheme
Chapter 18 Building a risk-adjusted portfolio
Chapter 19 Strategies for investing
Chapter 20 Choosing a DIY investment platform and getting started
Appendix: Annuity factors for capped drawdown