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The past year has been a much bigger and better one for individual savings accounts (Isas) than anybody expected this time last year.
An Individual Savings Account (Isa) is a tax-efficient wrapper for your savings and investments. You can fill it with investments such as funds, stocks or bonds – or just leave it in cash. Here, we introduce you to the basics of investing in Isas.
Charges for funds Isas vary greatly, so choosing the best broker for you takes research. Here, we aim to help you narrow down the types of brokers likely to suit you.
It’s important to get the best deal you can on your cash Isa – the best accounts are significantly higher than the worst ones. Here are five of the best cash Isas.
There are a few differences between charges for funds and charges for shares Isas. Here’s what to consider – and five of the best Isas for shares.
If you’re investing in bonds – either directly or through bond funds – it makes sense to consider holding them in an Isa. Here are five of the best Isas for bonds.
If you’re planning to retire in the next few years, a pension may now be a better bet than an Isa. Here, we list five of the best Sipps available now.