Personal finance

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.


Avoid rip-off car-hire charges on holiday

Don’t pay through the nose for car-hire insurance you don’t need or fuel you won’t use, says Ruth Jackson.

Help is on its way for leaseholders wanting to buy their freehold

Changes in the law should soon make it easier for property leaseholders to buy their freehold. But until then, know your rights.

Children's pensions: should you save for junior?

Starting a pension for your child might not be the best option, says David Prosser.

Cheap insurance – but for a price

Technology can save you money on your car insurance, says Ruth Jackson, but you must hand over your data first.

Pension withdrawals tax trap won’t be closed

HMRC refuses to reform its clumsy taxation of pension withdrawals, says David Prosser.

How to pay for university

Although the cost of living might not be top of every student’s mind, make sure they’re prepared to budget.

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