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The norm, not the niche

At EQi we believe self-investing can be the rule, not the exception

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Why EQi?


    The Smart Money podcast

    A new podcast series for self-investors so you can listen to insight on a range of investing topics.


    Unsure about getting started?

    See how three of our customers first became DIY investors

  • Insights

    DIY Investor Magazine #27

    We've teamed up with DIY Investor Magazine so we can offer you even more insight on your approach to DIY investing.



What every investor needs to know about the Medical Cannabis sector in 2021


A value view:  A return to fundamentals?


Uncovering Japan’s hidden gems


Slow and steady wins the race


2021's key themes for emerging markets


Finding tomorrow's winner in the UK


A trust with hidden depths


Private markets - the quest for diversification


Investing basics: risk and reward - five popular portfolio types

  • Market data

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Which account is right for you?

  • Dealing Account

    For individuals or a group of up to four people, access global investments with this flexible, unrestricted account

  • Flexible ISA

    Invest up to £20,000 per year, take advantage of tax-free investing, and access your money at any time

  • Self-Invested Personal Pension

    Enjoy more control and access to a wider range of investment options and benefit from attractive tax advantages

  • Lifetime ISA

    Available for those aged 18-39, you can invest up to £4,000 per year and the government will add a 25% bonus up to a maximum of £1,000

The EQi podcast

  • 30.03.20

    Welcome to The Smart Money podcast!

    What should any self-investor know about risk? How much time should I commit?

    In the first episode of The Smart Money, Mark Grotzke shares his insights from 40 years of wealth management and financial advice, and answers questions about how to be an effective self-investor.

  • 02.04.20

    Investing during COVID-19: Special episode

    In this special edition of The Smart Money, Vanessa Howard talks to former wealth manager and self-investor Mark Grotzke, about the factors that matter when preserving the value of your portfolio during significant market volatility.

  • 10.06.20

    Episode 3: Edmund says act your age

    We set out to find out how you can get investing working for you in every decade but financial journalist Edmund Greaves also reveals how getting more for your money links an ex-guerrilla coffee collective in Nicaragua and an investing club for retired women in North Yorkshire.

  • 14.08.20

    Episode 4: Breaking down the myths

    Award-winning financial journalist Paul Thomas tackles common myths about investing, covering volatility, gambling, trading, Hollywood and even the price of milk. By unpicking some misconceptions, you might hear some useful insights into how to ‘get rich, slow’.