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When it comes to buying shares and funds to put in your Isa or pension, there are several investment platforms or online brokers to choose from, all offering different fee structures to suit varying individual investing habits.

How to invest in a stocks and shares Isa

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.


How to meet the costs of long-term care

Thinking about how you’re going to pay for care in your old age may not be a pleasant task, but planning early is essential, says Marina Gerner.

The trials of the expatriate landlord

Many Britons rent out their UK property when they move abroad, says Emma Lunn. But being an expatriate landlord isn’t always straightforward.

Should you incorporate your business?

If you’re self-employed, now is the time to ask yourself if your business is set up in the best possible way, says David Prosser.

Duck under the lifetime limit

The £1m lifetime allowance for pension savings may pose a real headache for hundreds of thousands of savers, says David Prosser.

Time to file your tax return

There’s only a few weeks left to get your tax return in. Ruth Jackson runs through what you need to know.

Slash your capital gains tax bill

Emma Lunn explains how property sellers can limit the amount of capital gains tax they have to pay.

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