Isas

Six investment trusts for your Isa

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Looking for ideas on what to put in your Isa this year? MoneyWeek’s model investment trust portfolio might be a good place to start – and for those who are already invested, now might be a good time to rebalance

Should you get your child a Jisa?

If you have any money left over once you’ve used up your tax-free allowances, you could consider a junior Isa for your children. But keep an eye on normal children’s [...]

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.


Innovative Finance Isas available to invest in now

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.

Yet more reasons to favour Isas over 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.

A guide to the all-new Nisa

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.

Welcome to the new and improved Isa

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.

Every investor should have one of these – and now they’ve just got better

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.

Saving for retirement: Isas versus Sipps

Sipps offer more generous tax breaks overall, but Isas are more flexible. So, which is better? Cris Sholto Heaton investigates.

Isa providers had better get moving

The creation of the merged Isa was great news. Now the providers need to come up with one – the sooner the better.

Now you can pop Aim shares into your Isa too

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.

Adventurous investing: Spice up your Isa with exotic investments

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.

Isas make sense – so act quickly

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.

Osborne gives savers a boost

Changes to tax-free savings accounts announced in the Budget are good news for savers.

A good budget for investors

Changes to pensions and individual savings accounts (Isas) has made this Budget the best in years, says John Stepek.

Why the new combined Isa could mean a much better return on your money

Combining cash and stocks & shares Isas ought to mean that investors will get a better return on cash waiting to be invested.

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