Editorial Policy Explained

Ashly Chole Senior Finance Researcher

Last Updated 18 May 2024

Investormoney.com is a website that provides reliable, unbiased, and easy-to-understand financial information to help users make informed decisions about their finances. The website has three core values: accuracy, honesty, and simplicity.

To maintain these values, Investormoney.com follows a rigorous six-step process for publishing content that includes research, fact-checking, editing, and regular reviews of existing content. The website also adheres to high ethical standards set out by the Society of Professional Journalists and the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing.

Investormoney.com's content is intended only for educational and informational purposes and should not be taken as financial advice. The website has a large team of experienced writers and editors who work together to ensure that the quality of information on the site is never compromised. If errors are found, Investormoney.com immediately updates its content.

In addition to our commitment to accuracy, honesty, and simplicity, we also adhere to a strict code of ethics. We hold ourselves to the same high standards as professional journalists, including accuracy and fairness, minimizing harm, acting independently, and being accountable and transparent. We act with integrity, disclosing personal investments, and using social media responsibly.

At InvestorMoney.com, we take our role as a news organization very seriously. We are committed to providing our readers with accurate, balanced, and timely news and analysis. Our editorial policy ensures we maintain the highest journalistic integrity and ethical standards.

Our Editorial Principles

  • Accuracy: We strive to be accurate in everything we report. We verify our sources and facts to the best of our ability before publishing a story.
  • Balanced Reporting: We present multiple perspectives on an issue, giving our readers the context and information they need to form their own opinions.
  • Transparency: We are transparent about our sources, methods, and conflicts of interest. We disclose any financial or personal relationships that may influence our reporting.
  • Independence: We are an independent news organization and do not accept any funding or influence from outside sources. Our editorial decisions are based solely on journalistic considerations.
  • Accountability: We take responsibility for our reporting and are open to feedback from our readers. We correct any errors promptly and transparently.

Our Editorial Process

Our editorial process ensures that our reporting is accurate, balanced, and fair. Here are the steps we take:

  • News Gathering: Our reporters gather information from multiple sources, including interviews, documents, and data. We verify our sources and information to the best of our ability.
  • Editing: Our editors review each story for accuracy, balance, and clarity. They may ask reporters to provide additional information or context if needed.
  • Fact-Checking: We fact-check all stories before publication to ensure that the information is accurate and verifiable.
  • Legal Review: We consult with our legal team to ensure that our reporting is fair, accurate, and within the bounds of the law.
  • Publication: We publish our stories on our website and social media channels, making them available to our readers around the world.

At Investormoney.com, quality journalism is essential to a healthy democracy. We are committed to upholding the highest standards of journalistic integrity and ethics.

We want to stress that the content on Investormoney.com is intended for educational and informational purposes only and should not be taken as financial advice. We recommend consulting an attorney, accountant, financial advisor, or other certified financial professionals if you need professional investment advice.

Our publishing process involves a team of experienced writers and editors who work together to ensure that our content meets our guidelines and values. Each piece of content goes through a six-step process, including research, writing, fact-checking, editing, publishing, and regular reviews to ensure quality is always maintained.

We focus on four key areas to maintain our standards: research, editing, fact-checking, and corrections. Thorough research ensures accuracy while fact-checking verifies that all assertions made in the content are correct. Our editors review each piece of content to ensure it is of the highest quality and accessible to all readers. Finally, we regularly review old content to update any information that may need to be updated or corrected.

At Investormoney.com, we strive to provide reliable and unbiased information to our readers. Financial freedom is achievable for everyone with access to the correct information.

Editorial Process

Investormoney.com takes pride in its unwavering commitment to ethical journalism. Our editorial team is guided by the Society of Professional Journalists' core principles, which include accuracy and fairness, minimizing harm, acting independently, and being transparent and accountable. In addition, we strictly adhere to the codes of ethics established by the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing (SABEW), which involves upholding integrity, disclosing personal investments, and using social media responsibly. Maintaining high ethical standards is critical to earning the trust of our readers, and we are committed to delivering accurate and impartial information that upholds the principles of ethical journalism.

It's important to note that while the content on Investormoney.com provides educational and informational value, it is not intended to be treated as financial advice. Users seeking qualified investment advice should contact an accountant, financial advisor, or other certified financial professionals.

Our editorial process involves several steps to ensure the quality and accuracy of our published content. Here is an overview of our process:

  • Topic Research: Our editorial team conducts extensive research on a topic before writing an article. We use a variety of sources, including academic journals, government reports, and industry experts, to gather information on the topic.
  • Writing: Our writers use the research gathered to write an informative and engaging article. They follow our editorial guidelines, which focus on providing accurate and up-to-date information, clear and concise writing, and proper citation of sources.
  • Editing: After the article is written, it goes through several rounds of editing. Our editors check for grammar, spelling, and punctuation errors, as well as for clarity and accuracy of the content. They also ensure that the article meets our editorial guidelines and that all sources are properly cited.
  • Fact-Checking: Our fact-checking team verifies the accuracy of the information presented in the article. They check all facts, statistics, and quotes to ensure they are reliable and accurate.
  • Review: Once the article is edited and fact-checked, it goes through a final review process. Our editorial team reviews the article to ensure it meets our standards and is ready for publication.

Corrections and Updates

We understand that mistakes can happen and are committed to correcting errors in our articles. If you notice an error in one of our articles, please get in touch with our editorial team. We will investigate the issue and make any necessary corrections.

We also strive to keep our articles up-to-date with the latest information. We update our articles to reflect these changes as new information becomes available.

How do I contact the Investormoney.com editorial team?

At InvestorMoney.com, we are dedicated to providing our readers with accurate, reliable, and up-to-date information on personal finance and investing. Our editorial policy ensures that our articles are written with integrity and adhere to the highest standards of journalism.

We believe that transparency is key, and we welcome feedback from our readers. If you have any questions or concerns about our editorial policy, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Please use the following information to contact us with any questions, comments, or concerns.

You can contact our editors or the editorial team at [email protected].

It is important to note that our editorial team receives many inquiries and may be unable to respond to every message we receive. Your query will be passed to the department or individual within the organization most suited to your request.

We take pride in our timely response to all inquiries and will do our best to get back to you within three working days. Unsolicited sales calls and emails are automatically blocked.

Please note that we cannot provide individual investment advice and do not accept guest post submissions. If you have a media inquiry or would like to partner with us, please include the details in your message, and we will get back to you as soon as possible.