Interest rates will be staying lower for longer so investors need to think on their feet about where to get the best bang for their investment buck. We explore 10 ways to make your capital count across the shares and funds environment. We also discuss growing concerns about dividends and the potentially dangerous impact on them of pension deficits, take a deep dive into a UK tech company's ambitious growth strategy, and look into the niche area of animals, where pets can mean prizes for investors. All in this week's issue of Shares.