Investing may seem intimidating, but with pitiful interest rates and inflation eroding the value of cash, it’s time to take a closer look at how to supercharge our savings.

We know what you’re thinking: ‘I’m not rich!’ ‘It’s too complicated!’ ‘It’s for wealthy men working in the City!’ Well, let’s dispel the myths around investing, because they widen the investment gap, leaving women poorer compared with men.

It’s time to break down the barriers and the good news is that women make great investors! Here’s what you need to know to get started:

Let a robot pick your investments

You don’t need a lot of money to get started, nor do you need to be an expert. You can get started with just £1 using what is know as a robo-advisor. The robo-advisors (digital platforms that provide algorithm-driven investment services) do the work for you are far simpler than traditional methods and are perfect for beginners.

When you sign up, you…

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