This segment was broadcast on 29 September 2016. Some information may be out of date.

My favourite type of share investment:

Index funds and exchange traded funds (ETFs)
  • Don’t bother to try to beat the market
  • A good company is not necessarily a good buy
  • Lusha the chimp
  • What are index funds and ETFs, and how to get into them.
  • The Buffett bet
  • 2 misunderstandings

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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.