Why investing matters

From protecting your money from inflation to generating a long-term income, investing in the stock market can be one of the best ways to grow your nest egg. Here's why you might want to take a closer look.

'Why investing matters' is intended as an educational tool for savers and investors. It contains independently-written educational content to help individuals understand more about the long-term benefits of saving and investing.

Through 'why investing matters' we aim to provide valuable information on investing, including the benefits of investing, understanding the impact of inflation, dealing with volatility, the calculation of compound interest and how to provide for the future.

By helping individuals understand all of the above, we hope to increase the awareness of the advantages saving and investing can bring. By creating the right blend of investments, individuals will learn how to diversify their savings, therefore minimising the risk of a single investment doing badly. The programme contains independently-written educational content which should not be taken as advice in any way.