Find the answers to the commonly asked questions on portfolio Investment Bonds. Learn about multi-asset fund-based investment options which diversify across a range of different asset classes, such as property, commodities, equities and government gilts.
You should always try to hold some of your money as cash, but if you keep all of it in a deposit account, inflation can eat away at it – especially when interest rates are low.
You must ensure that any investment you make matches your attitude to risk.
You should be aware that early encashment, or withdrawal will often incur encashment penalties.
The value of investments can go down as well as up.
Investment Bonds – FAQs
Why consider investment fund based alternatives?
Given the historically low-interest-rate environment, many of us have lump sums in the bank, post office, or credit union that is seeing very little return.
What kind of investment plans do you offer?
We offer funds-based investments for medium to long-term investors. This allows for risk diversification across all asset types including cash, gilts, equities, property, and alternatives.
Can I protect my capital while still taking risk?
Investments with capital protection carry a guarantee from a financial institution that some or all of the original capital invested will be returned even if markets fall. There is usually an additional fund manager fee to account for the protected element.
How do I ensure best value for money?
We compare charges and investment performance of all leading investment providers. We ensure that the recommended investment option matches your appetite for investment risk and that any charges are fully transparent and kept to a minimum.