Isas

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.

What the Hargreaves Lansdown price cuts mean for you

Fund supermarket Hargreaves Lansdown has launched a new pricing structure. Ed Bowsher explains what it means for investors.

What to expect in the Autumn Statement

Ed Bowsher makes his best guesses on what we are likely to hear in George Osborne’s Autumn Statement.

The best homes for your savings

Virgin Money has fostered plenty of coverage with the launch of its latest cash Isas. But how do they compare with elsewhere in the market?

Now the government wants to mess with your Isa

Individual savings accounts work well, and are used and understood by millions. So why on earth would the government want to mess with them?

You’re better off with an Isa than a pension

Merryn Somerset Webb explains the benefits of keeping your retirement fund in an individual savings account.

A great new source of stocks for your Isa

From this autumn, you’ll be able to tuck away shares quoted on London’s small-cap market in your Individual Savings Account (Isa). That’s great news, says Tim Bennett, albeit with one big caveat.

The true cost of investing is higher than you might think

Keeping costs down is one of the most important things to consider when investing. If you’re not careful, you can blow a big hole in your savings pot. Phil Oakley explains why you may be paying much more than you think.

A welcome move to help junior savers

In one of his few helpful moves for savers, the chancellor has proposed that money locked in Child Trust Funds will be allowed to be switched into a Junior Isa.

Use your Isa and use it well

Making sure you use your full Isa allowance is the easy bit when it comes to growing your wealth. Knowing exactly what to do with it is where it gets tricky, says Merryn Somerset Webb.

Five of the best cash Isas

Whether you’re topping up your current cash Isa or looking for a better deal altogether, it’s vital you find the best home for your money. Here are five cash Isas offering the best rates so far.

Take control with a self-select Isa

Become your own fund manager and save yourself a fortune in management fees. Here’s what you need to know about picking the best self-select Isa for you.

Putting international shares in an Isa

International shares are a great way to diversify your portfolio. But putting them in your Isa is far from simple. Here’s what you need to know, and a list of four of the cheapest online brokers.

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