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The Investment Association represents UK investment managers. We have over 200 members who manage more than £5.5 trillion for clients around the world, helping them to achieve their financial goals. Our aim is to make investment better for clients, companies and the economy so that everyone prospers.

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Media Centre

We’re the voice of the industry. From giving speeches at events to contributing articles to key publications, we make sure our voice gets heard.

Why do you need to save?

From putting a child through university to ensuring you have a comfortable retirement, most of us have financial goals. Saving regularly and starting early can help you to achieve them.

We’re the sole voice of UK investment. We represent our members in the media, in regulatory circles and in British and European parliaments.
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Everyone has financial goals – from setting aside money to deal with the unexpected, to putting a child through university or making sure you have a comfortable retirement.

Saving money or investing can help you to achieve those goals.

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Main Types of Investment

  • Cash

    Save money in a bank account.

  • Bonds

    Make a loan to a government or company.

  • Shares

    Invest in a company by buying shares.

  • Property

    Make money from rent and property sales.

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facts about funds

Everything you need to know, from the benefits to the costs involved, and the rules that protect investors.

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We produce industry-wide statistics about fund sales and funds under management every month (figures from August 2015).