This week’s Shares features a beginner’s guide to investing. It runs through all the basics to get you started including ideas for a starter portfolio.

Also in this issue: the stocks which could to be targeted by activists after Whitbread’s sale of Costa Coffee plus a debate on what to do with technology stocks.

Find out how people are using their ISAs, how pensions can help reduce your inheritance tax bill and how to keep a lid on your emotions when investing.

The digital magazine also explains how to measure fund performance and looks at whether you need an investment insurance policy.