Investing in stocks and shares has connotations of men in suits, upper class gentlemen, bankers and intelligence- and by all accounts it can seem very intimidating at first glance.
Our connotations of investments are not completely wrong, in fact, only 23% of women in the UK hold an investment product. No wonder we associate investing with men.
But that’s changing, and with more and more information becoming freely available to women (and men) of all classes and ages, it’s never been a better time to learn more about investing.
If you think you might be ready to start investing, take a look at these points below to make sure you have all the information you need to make the right decision for you.