Getting started with investing 

Want to do more with your money?

Investing could help you grow your money faster than simply saving, but it can be a little daunting knowing where to begin.

Here you can find some helpful beginner’s guides, learn about investment products - and see how your money could perform over time.

Remember, the value of investments and any income can go down as well as up and you may get back less than you invest.

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How to start investing

From setting your financial goals to calculating your potential returns, there’s a lot to consider when starting your investment journey.

See our step-by-step guide on how you can get started.

Stocks and shares ISAs

Offering a tax shelter for your savings, plus the potential for growth, a stocks and shares ISA is a popular way to invest.

There are two stocks and shares ISAs available from Wesleyan Group. Find the right product for you and apply online today.

Unit trusts from Wesleyan Unit Trust Managers (WUTM)

Put your investments in the hands of an award-winning team. Explore the ways you can invest in unit trust funds with the WUTM Unit Trust ISA, Unit Trust Investment Account and Unit Trust Junior ISA.

Tools and calculators

See how investing could help you do more with your money, with these handy calculators.

Investment calculator

Got a lump sum to lock away? Want to invest monthly? Our investment calculator can show you what your potential returns might look like. 

Inflation calculator

Due to inflation, cash you hold today is likely to be worth less in the future than it is now. Use this calculator to see the potential impact of inflation on your money.

Cost of delay calculator

The sooner you start investing, the more time you have to benefit from potential investment returns. Use this calculator to see what delaying your investment might mean.

Guides and insights

Investing vs saving

It's the golden question. Should you save your money or invest it? This guide shows you why you might not need to choose...

Quick guide to investing

Discover the world of investments as a beginner. Learn about the various ways you can invest, understanding risk and how to become a smart investor.

Investing in funds

Considering investing but not sure where to start? In this guide, we look at how and why to invest in funds.

How do ISAs work?

Discover tax-free savings with our quick guide to ISAs (Individual Savings Accounts). Learn about the annual ISA allowance, different ISA types and more.

What is a stocks and shares ISA?

A stocks and shares ISA is a popular way to invest - but how does it work? Find all your questions answered in our guide.

Glossary of savings and investment terms

Who said savings and investments had to be complicated? Cut through the financial jargon with these simple definitions of the most common terms.

Investing with the Wesleyan Group

When you’re looking to invest, it’s always important to know who you’re dealing with. Find out more about us with the guides below…

Investing with Wesleyan

See how the Wesleyan Group can help you reach your financial goals – from our popular investment products to our ‘buy and hold’ strategy.

Our investments team

Meet our award-winning investment team and get familiar with the faces helping you reach your long-term financial goals.