Isas

Everything you need to know about Isas

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Ruth Jackson runs through the different types of individual savings accounts, or Isas, available to savers.

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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.


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.

Getting the best deal on your cash Isa

There is no denying that cash Isas aren’t as attractive as they used to be, says Ruth Jackson. But that’s not to say you shouldn’t have one.

The best brokers for your Isa

We asked MoneyWeek readers for their views on the top stockbrokers. Here are the results of our survey.

IF Isas: a slow start for innovative finance

The innovative finance (IF) Isa was announced two years ago, says Ben Judge. But it’s been slow progress since then.

Six tempting ways to blow your savings

Chris Carter looks at some of the most extravagant ways to blow your savings – should you be leaning that way.

What has Lisa got to offer?

The new kid on the block offers a generous incentive to save and may even come to replace pensions, says David Prosser.

Advice and tips from a beginner who set out alone

Investing can make a rewarding hobby – but go carefully, especially if you’re managing others’ money too.

Software for stock pickers

Online tools make it much easier to analyse potential investments. Cris Sholto Heaton looks at the options.

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Four classic books from acclaimed investors that explain their methods of picking stocks and analysing companies.


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