Killik Explains with Tim Bennett

Our knowledge Hub and series of video podcasts to help you develop your financial knowledge

 
 
To save or to invest
 
Why buy shares?
 
The awesome power of compounding
 
What is an IPO?
 
The pros and cons of property
 
Fixed Income Securities - basic features
 
What do banks do?
 
What is a price earnings (P/E) ratio?
 
What do brokers do?
 
Why dividends matter
 
Fixed Income Securities - rewards and risks
 
Five problems with p/e ratios
 
What is a dividend yield?
 
What do stock exchanges do?
 
What are share buybacks?
 
What are carry trades
 
Why contrarian investors are rare
 
How debt affects equity returns
 
How fixed costs affect equity returns
 
What is EBITDA?
 
Which profit figure can you trust?
 
How gearing can change fund returns
 
What are open and closed ended funds?
 
What are ETFs all about?
 
What makes hedge funds different?
 
Balance Sheet Basics
 
Three Balance Sheet Red Flags
 
Investing Red Flags - Acquistions
 
Investing Red Flags - Revenue Recognition
 
Investing Red Flags - A Cash Flow Crisis
 
How to buy shares
 
Three risks every stock market investor should understand
 
Duration - the word every bond investor should understand
 
Five red flags for fund investors
 
Understanding Volatility - What is Beta?
 
Understanding volatility : What is the Vix?
 
NAV - Three key letters for fund investors
 
Understanding Volatility - what is standard deviation
 
What is free cash flow yield?
 
Income Investors : Five safety checks
 
Investing Red Flags - A Working Capital Crisis
 
What is the FTSE 100?
 
How to spot a cheap share - the PEG ratio
 
How to spot a cheap share - the price to sales ratio
 
Is return on equity the ultimate ratio?
 
Why you need a will
 
Why and how to save
 
What is inflation and why does it matter?
 
Which average can you trust?
 
How to read a chart - an introduction
 
How to read a chart - bars and candlesticks
 
How to read a chart - Golden and Death Crosses
 
What is Stamp Duty
 
Bond Market Red Flags - yield spreads
 
How to invest - tips from the experts
 
Fixed Income basics - the yield curve
 
Fixed Income Basics - convertible bonds
 
Three common investing mistakes
 
An ISA or a SIPP?
 
The role of the Bank of England
 
What are derivatives?
 
How to avoid buying high and selling low
 
The looming retirement crisis
 
How CFDs can help you when markets dip
 
How put options can help if markets dip
 
How to give children a financial head start
 
Three ways investors are fooled by their brains
 
How call options could boost your investment income
 
Three tips for lazy investors
 
Should you copy a company's directors?
 
Is there a "magic formula" for stock market success?
 
Six ways you can invest like Warren Buffet
 
EV / EBITDA - investing's "Marmite" number
 
How to boost your financial fitness – Part One
 
How to boost your financial fitness – Part Two
 
How Alpha can help you pick funds
 
Gold - an investment or a gamble?
 
Three tips for income investors
 
Why the oil price is so volatile
 
The Pros and Cons of Pension Consolidation
 
How to value a firm - the basics
 
Why passive investing isn't perfect
 
Five questions that every investor should ask
 
When to buy or sell shares (using the RSI)
 
How to manage liquidity risk as an investor
 
How baby boomers can help boomerangers
 
Liquidity: a short guide to a vital word
 
Property or shares? - Part One
 
Property or shares? - Part Two
 
Money Laundering - How the world's biggest financial crime affects you
 
The golden rule of stock market investing
 
My biggest investing errors - and what they taught me
 
Insider dealing - a crime not a perk
 
What’s in the financial pages? - Part Two
 
What’s in the financial pages? - Part One
 
Why markets fret about US Non-Farm Payrolls
 
Why equity investors should follow the cash
 
Three simple suggestions for savers
 
Why time out of the equity markets can be costly
 
How to set personal financial goals
 
Why equity markets are so unpredictable
 
Why Buy-to-Let is only for the brave
 
Why negative interest rates are a non-event for most investors
 
Why shares bounce back
 
How to deal with foreign currency risk (part one)
 
The pros and cons of peer to peer investing
 
The rule of 72: small sums can make a big difference
 
Starter Series : What is money?
 
Why LIBOR is making new headlines
 
Probability : why premium bonds may not pay off
 
Three signs that a profit number is suspect
 
Why investors shouldn't dismiss the deficit
 
Big dividends : good or bad news?
 
Bond fund or bond portfolio
 
How bad news for banks could be good for investors
 
How spread betting works
 
What a weaker pound means for investors
 
Brexit and the City : three threats
 
Why commerical property funds are in the news
 
What share buybacks can tell investors
 
Why sky-high bond prices have kept on rising
 
2016's puzzle : rising bond and share prices
 
Why hedge funds are having a hard time
 
Why investors shouldn't confuse risk and volatility
 
Watch out for company pension black holes
 
How to weigh up a fund using the Sharpe Ratio
 
Share portfolio vs. funds: a quick comparison
 
Is another "Minsky Moment" looming?
 
Pension freedom - three risks
 
ISAs: a short guide
 
Lifetime Saving - the risks
 
Understanding market cycles and the importance of diversification
 
Why investors must diversify
 
Why an ISA is a no-brainer for investors
 
A short guide to personal pensions (SIPPs)
 
Starter Series : Why save?
 
Starter Series : Saving from the short to medium term
 
Starter Series : Longer Term Saving
 
Starter Series : The difference between income and capital
 
Starter Series : Dealing with debt
 
Starter Series : What is a mortgage
 
Starter Series : How do interest rates work
 
Starter Series : What are bonds
 
Starter Series : What are shares
 
Starter Series : What are shares
 
Starter Series : What are funds
 
Starter Series : Tax essentials
 
Starter Series : 3 ways to reduce your tax bill
 
Starter Series : What are pensions
 
Starter Series : Five top tips for savers and investors
 
Can your home also be your pension?
 
Simple access to smart ideas: a Factor Investing snapshot
 
3 ways savers can help their children
 
The multiple expansion trap for equity investors
 
How to insure yourself against the FTSE falling
 
The true cost of returning to work
 
Five vital words for dividend investors
 
How useful are Enterprise Investment Schemes?
 
How to buy insurance against the FTSE falling
 
Financial planning in four words
 
Lump sum versus drip-feed investing
 
How Trusts Can Help to Protect Your Family Assets
 
The best way to invest
 
Why the new £1 coin won’t help savers
 
Bond basics – a refresher
 
A short guide to crowdfunding
 
3 reasons why income investors should own shares
 
How pension drawdown works
 
How to invest money - a snapshot
 
Three things an investor should know about risk
 
3 Ways Your Retirement May Change After the Election
 
What are Corporate Actions?
 
Seven things an investor shouldn’t say
 
Why does the FTSE 100 rise when the pound falls?
 
What Moves Exchange Rates?
 
Is the Yield Curve Flashing Green or Red?
 
How Quantitative Tightening (QT) might impact investors
 
Why Moats Matter to Equity Investors
 
Three reasons to update your will