New to investing?

We explain what investing is, the risks and rewards, and how to start investing.

At Nutmeg you can start with as little as £100

Start investing with as little as £100 for a Lifetime ISA and Junior ISA, or £500 for a pension, general investment account or ISA. You can set up as many ISA or general pots as you like. Whether it's investing for your children's future or saving for a new home, each pot can have its own timeframe and risk level.

Try our guides to investing

Put your money to work

#1 Understanding investing

  • 3 min read time
  • Beginner level

Should I invest? How does investing work? Learn how investing puts your money to work and about compounding and inflation so you can make the right decision about investing.

Understanding risk

#2 Understanding investing

  • 3 min read time
  • Beginner level

How much risk should I take with my investments? We explain how to think about investment risk in terms of risk and reward, your attitude to risk, how much you can afford and your investment goals.

Investment Basics

#3 Understanding investing

  • 3 min read time
  • Beginner level

What can I invest my money in? FInd out more about the four main types of investments - shares, bonds, property and cash. We describe each, and cover advantages and pitfalls of each.

Putting it together

#4 Understanding investing

  • 3 min read time
  • Beginner level

Where can I go for help deciding what to buy? Do I go it alone or get some help? In this guide we describe the different ways of building a good portfolio so you can decide what is best.

Our portfolios
Transparent and fair

We are committed to being open and transparent.

You can view your portfolio online whenever you want to see how it’s performing and where your money is invested. We will communicate with you regularly to keep you informed of the investment decisions we’re making on your behalf. If you ever have questions or concerns, we’re here to help you out by phone, email and web chat.

Most importantly, you can always see how much we charge for our services. Learn more about our fees

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At Nutmeg we spread out your investment so you don’t have all your eggs in one basket

This is known as diversification. Your money is invested in various asset classes, geographies and industry sectors. It spreads the risk on your investments while at the same time improving your chances of having money invested in markets with higher returns.

We do all the hard work by constantly monitoring and re-balancing your portfolio to make sure it stays in line with your goals. Learn more about how we invest

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With investment, your capital is at risk.