Beginner

We all gotta' start somewhere folks! Learn how to get started with the investing basics. 

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What are commodities? A guide for beginners
What are mutual funds? A beginner's guide - bonds, stocks and securities in a basket
How to invest in stocks
Cryptocurrency explained for beginners
How to buy Apple shares
What are bonds?
What are ETFs? A guide for beginners
Investing in asset classes explained
10 tips for beginner investors
When is the right time to buy and sell stocks
Ethical investing strategies
The stock market explained
What are stocks and shares?
Vampire with fangs explaining what FAANG stocks are
Top 10 crypto terms to know about. GM, DYOR, HODL etc
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The Nasdaq's opening and closing times
New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) graphic
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A United Kingdom stock market graphic
Dollar-cost averaging for beginners
Group of people asking questions related to stocks and shares
Two men about to start a side hustle
Graphic of stock market opening times
Apple stock as a fractional share
A woman buying the dip
A bear market image featuring a negative trend line and a bear
A bull market image demonstrated by a positive trend line over a bull
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Meet the authors

Lucy Burgess

Lucy Burgess

Head of Content

Lucy has spent the last 8 years working in fintech. It's safe to say she's pretty passionate about making finance welcoming to everyone.

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James Ashoo

Content Writer

James has been investing for over four years. His aim is to explain the hard stuff, easily! When he's not chewing your ear off about stocks and crypto, he'll most likely be telling bad jokes.

Harjas Singh

Harjas Singh

Chief Product Officer & Co-Founder

With a wealth of experience in fintech, Harjas is the man in the know when it comes to all things product. Investing features, chatting capabilities and thriving communities – he oversees all development on the Shares app!