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    What's the best method to invest? I want a reletively low risk and medium return.
    Interest rates are way too low and premium bonds are getting worse.Any ideas? I am 18 by the way and need it for uni next year
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    Anyone?

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    You should just put it into current accounts: http://bankaccountsavings.co.uk/
    It looks like you'll be able to get ~ 3% return - with your restrictions I don't think you could expect anything more.

    If you need access to it within 1-2 years you should not consider any form of volatile investment.
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    Unit trust, very good investment fund. It's not very risky since it is managed by an experienced fund manager and you can get pretty high returns.
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    normally i'd say valuable metals but the time isn't long enough unless you go for buying frm family/ friends then send to london for processing to get the most back
    say 70p per carat gram
    cost
    £7/9kt
    £14/18kt
    sell
    £10/9kt
    £20/18kt
    so you could buy 500g of 9kt gold and make £1,500 on it
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    A Nationwide current account gives you 5% on £2.5k. Then open a TSB current account that offers 5% on £2k.
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    better put them into help to buy ISAs.. save it as advance for your first mortgage
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    Might I suggest that you invest in an ISA (Help to buy ISA etc.) or an index tracker fund. These funds almost always go up and are pretty low risk in the grand scheme of things.

    http://www.fool.co.uk/investing-basi...index-tracker/

    http://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/i...ker-funds.html
 
 
 
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