Investments made easy
Risk doesn’t sound like a good thing, but we all take risks every day without even thinking about it. The video from Professor David Spiegelhalter of Cambridge University explains this in an entertaining way.
But risk in financial terms, like when you make an investment, can be more difficult to grasp. We all know that our investments "can go down as well as up" and we know there "are no guarantees" but where does that leave us?
This section will help you understand a bit more about risk. You can dip into any of the sections in the menu above, but you might like to start with:
Risk is everywhere!
How much risk you take is always up to you – whether it's deciding where to cross a road, taking part in sports, healthy eating
We want you to have the information you need to take risks that are balanced with your age and expectations