Property vs equities – which is the best long-term investment?
12 May 2022|8 min
Us Brits love to talk about our homes and house prices but are sometimes more hesitant to talk about other investments. But can buying property really be compared to investing in stock markets? And which is better suited for you?
How socially responsible investing is making a real difference to our planet
22 April 2022|5 min
In line with Earth Day (22 April), with this year’s theme being ‘Invest in our planet’, it’s time to talk about the characteristics of socially responsible investing (SRI) and highlight the real difference that investors are making.
Nutmeg investor update: April 2022
7 April 2022|6 min
Kat Mann, head of PR and savings and investment specialist at Nutmeg, speaks with our chief investment officer, James McManus, about portfolio performance in March, a global equities recovery, a tougher time for bonds, and volatility in commodities markets.
Why Nutmeg prefers ETFs Vs index funds
24 March 2022|6 min
The concepts behind exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and index-tracking funds are very similar. Both (in most cases) are created to track an index or market ‘passively’, and both are usually cheaper than traditional ‘active’ mutual funds. So why do we prefer ETFs at Nutmeg?
A deep dive into how we deliver Smart Alpha portfolios
23 March 2022|8 min
The Nutmeg Smart Alpha portfolios, powered by J.P. Morgan Asset Management (JPMAM), are run collaboratively, combining our core investment principles with the in-house multi-asset capabilities of one of the world’s leading investment houses. Here, with the help of JPMAM’s expert analysts, we update you on recent performance of the portfolios and highlight some of the key holdings.
Which could be the right ISA investment strategy for you?
23 March 2022|5 min
Saving and investing used to be for scrooges and squares, but they’ve become pastimes for millions of people who know that being financially savvy is far from geeky – it’s the way to fund their best life. Strategising, maximising and squirrelling away more of their income has become a lifestyle for legions of younger Brits, helped along by online communities who share tips on having ‘no-spend’ days or weeks, growing their wealth through investment and potentially reaching complete financial freedom.
Why women are better investors
8 March 2022|4 min
When it comes to investing, there are plenty of cliches and old adages surrounding the so-called battle of the sexes. In the past, you may have seen headlines about women being too afraid to invest or too busy to invest, but is that really the case? And for the women who are investing – are they doing it better than their male counterparts?
From £0 to investing hero: Sherry’s investment journey
7 March 2022|4 min
I grew up with a complete lack of a money mindset. I do not come from a wealthy or middle-class background and money conversations growing up rarely went beyond ‘how do we pay the basic bills?’ or a discussion on the lack of money in general.