Before you invest it’s a good idea to be clear on how you might approach investing: how should you hold your assets to protect yourself and your family; what investments do you need to focus on at your stage of life and do you understand the investment jargon?

Types of investment structures

  • Before you purchase any asset it is important to consider the types of investment structures available and which one might be right for your assets.

When and why a discretionary trust?

Effective structuring – protecting your assets

  • A detailed paper from Cooper Grace Ward lawyers on common investing structures and the need to balance tax and risk issues when deciding which structure to choose.

Five financial stages of life

Investing through various stages of life

Useful glossaries of commonly used terms

Investopedia dictionary