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Daily Mail – This Is Money: How much money do you need before you start investing?

Gavin Haynes, managing director of Whitechurch Securities. “Traditionally people will go down the route of investing in funds as their first port of call. It can provide a good level of diversity through collective investing, and you get the expertise of a professional manager”

If you plan to invest regularly be prepared to put in £50 a month, and if you want to invest a lump sum then £1,000 is a good starting point, according to Gavin Haynes, managing director of financial adviser Whitechurch Securities.

'Traditionally people will go down the route of investing in funds as their first port of call. It can provide a good level of diversity through collective investing, and you get the expertise of a professional manager,' he says.

But Haynes cautions that if you plan to kick off investing in just one fund, then make sure it is well diversified across asset classes - shares, government and corporate bonds, property and so on. 

Full article available at: Daily Mail – This Is Money: How much money do you need before you start investing? Experts reveal when you should take the first steps


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