Types of Investment

An investment is something you purchase, with the aim of providing income in the future, or allow you to earn more from your money by providing a profitable return, known as capital return. There are different examples of investment, for example, cash, bonds, shares or property.

If you would like to learn more about the different types of investment products, the UK’s Money Advice Service website provides some very useful information, links to which can be found below:

Money Helper - A beginner's guide to investing

Money Helper - Types of investments

However, please note that this information is aimed at consumers based in the UK, and is not Guernsey-specific.