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DIY Investor, The: How to take control of your investments and plan for a financially secure future

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DIY Investor, The: How to take control of your investments and plan for a financially secure future

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  • Copyright 2013
  • Edition: 1st
  • eBook (Watermarked)
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-383778-5
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-383778-0

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: 

  •  Construct the sort of portfolio that a professional advisor may recommend
  • Avoid expensive investing mistakes and poor value products
  • Invest in the most tax-efficient way through an ISA, SIPP and a Dealing Account

Have access to online support and updates at www.diyinvestor.co.uk

Sample Content

Table of Contents

Publisher's acknowledgements

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



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