In a bid to encourage us to save more, City institutions are developing a ‘digital passport’ that will make opening a new savings account as easy as buying a coffee.
Also known as fund supermarkets, they all offer various fee structures to suit individual investing habits.
In this short video tutorial, Ed Bowsher runs through the nuts and bolts of opening a stocks and shares Isa, and gives you some investment ideas to consider.
Pensions Freedom Day is almost upon us and you’re right to be excited, says Merryn Somerset Webb. Just watch out for these three pitfalls.
You can now do whatever you like with your pension money. But with that freedom comes responsibility, says John Stepek. Here, he explains how to plan for your own retirement – and what to beware of.
Many savers will come into a significant cash pile on Pensions Freedom Day, says Bengt Saelensminde. Make sure you don’t come down with ‘sudden wealth syndrome’.
Pensions Freedom Day on 6 April will signal open season for scammers intent on tricking the unsuspecting out of their pension pots. Kam Patel looks at how to stay safe.
George Osborne’s new tax-free allowance on cash deposits is good news, says Merryn Somerset Webb. But don’t neglect your Isa.
Annuity holders looking to take advantage of their new freedom should be extra careful. Merryn Somerset Webb explains why.