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Everything you read on our site is provided by expert writers who have many years of experience in the financial markets and have written for other top financial publications. Every piece of information here is fact-checked. We sometimes use affiliate links in our content, when clicking on those we might receive a commission - at no extra cost to you. By using this website you agree to our terms and conditions and privacy policy. is a leading educational online hub for beginner traders and first time investors. We provide high quality and accurate publications around trading and the financial markets.

Our Mission

Our aim is to provide reliable and up-to-date financial guides, and product reviews as well as sharing the latest industry tips to help you to make smart, well-informed investments. Here at we are committed to providing insights and solutions for every type of investor. Whether you’re interest is in forex, commodities or cryptocurrency, we’ve got you covered. We publish dozens of articles each week to keep our readers in the know, with coverage of emerging key investments and the latest products.

We are able to do this through our team of highly experienced financial writers and industry experts. Their goal is to ensure that all content is authentic and informative.

We honour this commitment though our editorial principles:

1.We’re Impartial and Independent is a totally independent online resource. W are free from any external influence, which enables us to take a completely unbiased approach. This is of key importance to us when providing trading educational content. Each article undergoes a rigorous and meticulous fact-checking process before it is published, we care about our readers and our mission is to give them the best insights to make educated decisions with their investments. Therefore our readers can have full confidence that our investment and news publications are completely impartial and balanced.

2. We’re Approachable

Our approach to our content makes us ideal for the beginner or first-time investor, we really bear our audience in mind when creating content. A crucial part of our role is to ensure that complicated trading topics and tips are made simple for our readers.

3. We Are Committed 

We have a committed and dedicated attitude to everything we do at Our core aim is to provide valuable insights to put you in the best position to trade and invest successfully. Our devoted team of writers constantly ensure that every resource is objective, accurate and updated.

4. We Are Accountable

We always aim to write content with 100% accuracy, if we happen to get something wrong then we immediately edit and publish the appropriate corrections. If you any questions or complaints then do not hesitate to contact us.

5. Experience and Expertise

Helping us to always provide high-quality content, we have a large team of writers and site contributors. Our writers and specialists all have an impressive and extensive background in the investment space. They have all been carefully selected and vetted, their articles also go under regular checks and reviews. This ensures that we are always providing the highest quality to our readers.

Read on to learn more about us and meet our site editors.

Alan Draper (Senior Content Editor)

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Felicity Sanderson (Content Editor)

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Alan Lewis Senior Editor

Alan Lewis Senior Editor

Alan is Head of Content at and also contributes as a writer specializing in stocks and cryptocurrency trading. Alan earned an MA in English Literature from the University of Sussex in 2017. Since then, he has used his exceptional writing skills to create and edit content in the finance space for several reputable platforms. 

Before working at TradingPlatforms, Alan worked as a content writer for and Seven Star Digital. He is a skilled writer who is able to cover complex topics in a way that is easy to understand. 

As well as creating content, Alan actively invests in the financial markets. This helps him to create insightful and actionable content and provides him with first-hand experience with many of the platforms that are covered by