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Investing 101: The ins and outs of unit trusts

from Julie Brownlee, Fsp Invest to 06 Mar. 2015

Tags: unit trusts, what are unit trusts, unit trust, funds, investing in unit trusts, how to invest in unit trusts,


If you want to invest on the stock market, but you don’t want to pick individual shares or have to deal with a stock broker, there is another option.

You can invest in unit trusts instead.

So what is a unit trust? And how can you invest?

Read on to find out…




What are unit trusts?

Unit trusts are funds containing a collection of shares or other assets like bonds.

A useful way to think about a unit trust is to imagine you and a lot of your friends decided to put your money together to invest. You then employ the services of a fund manager to invest the money for you on the stock market.

This is how unit trusts work, but on a far larger scale.

Unit trusts all... read more

 
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