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Free investment guides

We’ve put together a summary of all our free investment guides here in one place. There is no cost involved and we’re happy for you to request as many guides as you want.

To request your guide(s), you’ll need to complete this form, selecting the publications you’d like to receive. Once you’ve provided your details, we’ll  email them to your inbox within minutes. We’ll also add you to our Members notice list that is sent out every week and includes the latest articles from our team of writers. Don’t worry, we won’t pass on your details to any third parties.

Beginners Guides


Create Wealth

Looking to take more of an active role in managing your own finances? This short guide is a must read for anyone thinking of starting their journey towards becoming a self-directed investor

Choosing Your Spreadbetting Broker

If you already know which markets you want to trade, this spread betting guide will help you to ask the important questions and find the right broker

Contracts for Difference Guide

Choosing your CFD broker

This free guide will help you to understand how Contracts for Difference brokers make money and how you can use this insight to choose a broker that will help you achieve your trading goals

What Are Futures?

If you are already familiar with CFDs or Spreadbetting, this guide will help you to understand how futures work, the types of markets you can trade and how you can get started


Trading / Investment Guides


Trading Momentum

This guide is designed to help traders determine their entry and exit strategies. It’s not product or market specific so it’ll appeal to all types of traders interested in maximising profits

Now you’ve checked out our guides, complete this request form, select the guides you’d like to receive and we’ll send them to your email in minutes.

*Please note: if you are not immediately redirected to a thank you page after submission, you may need to click the request form again and ensure you have provided all of the information required.

Free Partner eBooks

Here’s a selection of books and guides that our trusted partners are offering for free. Bear in mind The Armchair Trader does not manage the registration process – this is managed by the relevant broker.

The Naked Trader

Author Robbie Burns offers an expert and highly entertaining guide to the stock market

Download the eBook

Shares Made Simple Rodney Hobson

Shares Made Simple

Rodney Hobson takes you step by step through the most basic concepts of investing

Download the eBook

Financial Spread Betting Handbook Malcolm Pryor

Financial Spread Betting

Malcolm Pryor’s handbook offers advice on how to make money trading spread bets

Download the eBook

*Please note that in certain cases, The Armchair Trader may receive a small fee for each partner guide download