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The truth about crowdfunding - it can lose your campaign valuable funds

If you’re raising money for a personal cause, setting up a crowdfunding appeal seems an attractive option – set a target, add a photo and tell your story.

In an increasingly uncertain world is now the time to consider flexible investment?

2016 has seen its fair share of shocks. With Donald Trump winning the US election and the UK voting to leave the EU, is it time to take a look at multi-asset strategies?

Clinton vs. Trump - Six reasons to favour US equities, whoever wins next week

Tom Stevenson, investment director for Personal Investing at Fidelity International, highlights how, irrespective of who wins the US Presidential elections, the outlook for US equities is likely to remain positive:

A trio of British investment ideas that could put you in pole position

Ian Forrest, Investment Research Analyst at The Share Centre, provides investors with a trio of British investment ideas that could keep investors on track ahead of this weekend’s British Grand Prix:

BlackRock expands fixed income range with high yield ETF

BlackRock has launched an exchange traded fund (ETF) offering investors exposure to ‘Fallen Angel’ bonds.

US funds to get you on your fair way

In light of the US golf open starting today Sheridan Admans, Investment Research Manager at The Share Centre, outlines three US funds from our P120 list of preferred funds that may set investors up for a hole in one.

Investment strategies to help cope with a summer of uncertainty

This summer presents a number of geo-political concerns for investors – the biggest of which is the run up to and the aftermath of the EU Referendum vote.

Legal & General launches Real Income Builder aimed at long-term savers

Real Income Builder is an outcome-oriented, long-only fund which invests predominantly in large capitalisation equities and investment grade fixed income securities.

Will investors get a boost from the 'January Effect' this year?

As the New Year rolls in; many an eye will be firmly fixed on how the markets will fare in January and whether it will set the tone for the rest of the year.

Legal & General announces closure of With Profits Fund

Legal & General has announced it will close its With Profits Fund to new business with effect from 31 January 2015.

Schroders launch the Flexible Retirement Fund ahead of 'pensions freedom day'

Schroders responds directly to the government pension changes with the launch of a unique pre-retirement solution.

RLAM increases property assets with transfer of Co-op’s property portfolio

Royal London Asset Management announces the increase of its property assets by almost 50% as a result of the transfer of The Co-operative Asset Management’s (TCAM) £1.6 billion property portfolio from AXA Real Estate to RLAM’s in-house property team on 28 November 2014.

Threadneedle plans to launch Global Opportunities Bond Fund in UK

Threadneedle Investments, a leading international asset manager, is planning to launch the Threadneedle Global Opportunities Bond Fund (OEIC) in H1 2015 subject to FCA approval.

Schroders launches Global Multi-Asset Fund for UK investors

Schroders is launching a global multi-asset income fund to offer more flexibility and choice for those investors seeking income as they approach and go into retirement.

Baring Dynamic Capital Growth Fund

Baring Asset Management announces it has converted the Baring Portfolio Fund into a more flexible multi asset product. The fund is renamed as the Baring Dynamic Capital Growth Fund and was made available from 1 November 2014.