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Important information - please keep in mind that the value of investments can go down as well as up, so you may get back less than you invest. Tax treatment depends on individual circumstances and all tax rules may change in the future. This information is not a personal recommendation for any particular investment. If you are unsure about the suitability of an investment you should speak to one of Fidelity’s advisers or an authorised financial adviser of your choice.

What's your next first?

How to get started

Whatever your next first is, we can help you invest in it. Here we take you through the basics of investing: the what, why and a few extra good-to-knows.

Taking those first steps is easier when we're armed with all the facts. Should I be investing at all? Why? And how do I even get a foot in the door? We've boiled our 50 years of investing experience into these quick explainer videos, so all the hard work's done for you.

Understanding the science

As you'd expect, there's a lot of hard theory underpinning investing. Now, most of us don't need to dive in all the way. But a little understanding can go a long way, helping us make smarter decisions about where our money's going. Watch our videos below to see just what we mean.

Your investing jargon buster

Get to grips with these terms and you’ll be investing in your next first step in no time. There’s always more to learn, but let’s start with the basics.

Equity / Stock / Share
Stocks and Shares ISA
Environmental, social, governance (ESG)
Active vs passive


Ready to invest?

Our straightforward, low-cost solution Easy Invest can help if you're ready to take your next first. You can start from as little as £25 a month and you'll own a slice of some of the world's biggest brands.

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