Far more cash Isas are set up than stocks and shares Isas, says Marina Gerner. That’s odd given the higher returns from stocks in the long run.
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.
Innovative Finance Isas have been around since April 2016, but are only now becoming widely available. Here, we present a comprehensive list of IFIsas available to invest in now.
Kam Patel examines the main points of George Osborne’s Autumn Statement, in which he revamped stamp duty and made changes to Isas and pensions.
If you’re after tax-free dividend payments in your retirement, you won’t get them in a pension. You’re better off with an Isa, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
The Isa’s new incarnation, the Nisa, is a big improvement. Used wisely, it will shield even more of your money from the taxman. Ed Bowsher explains why and what you should put in it.
Merryn Somerset Webb looks at the pros and cons of the ‘New Isa’, the bigger, better version of the tax-efficient savings wrapper that most of us know and love.
From 1 July, the tax-free individual savings account gets a major overhaul. John Stepek explains what the changes are, and how they will affect you.
Sipps offer more generous tax breaks overall, but Isas are more flexible. So, which is better? Cris Sholto Heaton investigates.
The creation of the merged Isa was great news. Now the providers need to come up with one – the sooner the better.
Last August, the government finally allowed Aim stocks to being held in an Isa. This has made stocks on the UK’s smaller companies board especially attractive from a tax perspective.
You don’t just have to put shares in your Isa. You can buy a number of other asset classes, including some you might never have thought of as investments.
If you’re one of the many investors who don’t yet use an Isa, you might want to reconsider. If so, make sure that you act quickly – you have until 5 April 2014 if you want to make use of this year’s allowance.
Changes to tax-free savings accounts announced in the Budget are good news for savers.
Changes to pensions and individual savings accounts (Isas) has made this Budget the best in years, says John Stepek.