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Effective Investing: A simple way to build wealth by investing in funds by Mark Dampier

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Chapter 1. Introduction

“Where should I invest my money?”

I have lost count of the number of times that I have been asked this question over the years. It certainly runs into the tens of thousands. I think my mother was probably the first, more than 40 years ago. Today, as head of research for the UK’s largest fund and stockbroking firm, my job is to help find answers to that question for more than 730,000 clients.

It is clear to me that there is more demand than ever for help in making good investment decisions. One reason I hear almost every time I meet a new client is that he or she has had a bad experience at the hands of banks and other traditional financial services providers. I find it hard to think of any businesses that have done more ...

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