The Best Way to Invest in Shares
A listener’s letter and Mary’s response:
- Starting early is good
- Drip feeding is good
- You don’t need to research companies
- Buy more or less randomly — but vary industries
- Understand a share’s volatility
Note: There is a brief addition to this topic at the start of the next session.
Mary Holm is a freelance journalist, a director of Financial Services Complaints Ltd (FSCL), a seminar presenter and a bestselling author on personal finance. From 2011 to 2019 she was a founding director of the Financial Markets Authority. Her opinions are personal, and do not reflect the position of any organisation in which she holds office. Mary’s advice is of a general nature, and she is not responsible for any loss that any reader may suffer from following it.