The best cash Isas on the market now
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Cash ISAs

The best cash Isas on the market now

With high inflation, low interest rates, and declining tax benefits, cash Isas are less popular than they were. But don’t dismiss them just yet, says …
29 Jun 2022
Interest rates are rising, here are the best savings accounts on the market
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Savings

Interest rates are rising, here are the best savings accounts on the market

With inflation at more than 9%, your savings are not going to keep pace with the rising cost of living. But you can at least slow the rate at which yo…
24 Jun 2022
Why you should consider abandoning your cash Isa
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Cash ISAs

Why you should consider abandoning your cash Isa

Standard savings accounts are paying better rates than their tax-free cash Isa counterparts, says Ruth Jackson-Kirby.
13 Jun 2022
AJ Bell's new app aims to make investing a Dodl
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Investments

AJ Bell's new app aims to make investing a Dodl

Dodl, AJ Bell’s new app-based investment service, is cheap – although a wider range of investments would be welcome, says David Prosser.
2 May 2022
Looking for Isa season ideas? Load up on investment trusts
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Looking for Isa season ideas? Load up on investment trusts

Investment trusts have had a poor start to the year. But, while there are still plenty of risks, there are plenty of opportunities too. Max King looks…
22 Mar 2022
Split your money into pots with Zopa's new savings account
Savings

Split your money into pots with Zopa's new savings account

A new account from Zopa lets you tailor your savings to your needs by putting your money in separate pots. Ruth Jackson-Kirby explains how it works an…
9 Mar 2022
Innovative Finance Isas available to invest in now
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Innovative Finance Isas available to invest in now

Innovative Finance Isas have been around since April 2016. Here, we present a comprehensive list of IFIsas available to invest in now.
18 Feb 2022
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Hit the pensions lifetime allowance? Make sure you use your Isa
Pensions

Hit the pensions lifetime allowance? Make sure you use your Isa

Many savers are running into the pensions lifetime allowance. But don't forget that you can also use your Isa to save for your retirement – it has no…
9 Feb 2022
Isa basics: what you need to know
Isas

Isa basics: what you need to know

All you need to know about how Isas work, including how much you can pay in, what you can hold, and how to transfer an Isa.
28 Jan 2022
Investing for children: should you get your child a Jisa?
Isas

Investing for children: should you get your child a Jisa?

There are several tax-efficient savings options for your children, with a junior individual savings account (Jisa) one of the more popular. So should …
7 Dec 2021
The Budget brought a short-term reprieve for investors
Budget

The Budget brought a short-term reprieve for investors

The Budget spared investors for now – so make sure you use up all your your allowances.
5 Nov 2021
Green finance is set to be the most powerful financial repression tool yet
Bonds

Green finance is set to be the most powerful financial repression tool yet

The government has launched its “green savings bond” that offers investors just 0.65%. But that pitiful return is in many ways the point of “green” fi…
22 Oct 2021
Premium Bonds: a better bet for savers when interest rates are low
Savings

Premium Bonds: a better bet for savers when interest rates are low

Cash is a dull investment with interest rates near zero – but there is one way to make it more exciting without risk
2 Aug 2021
Buying foreign shares is easier than you think – here's how to do it
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Buying foreign shares is easier than you think – here's how to do it

UK investors are increasingly turning their attention to shares listed in the US and beyond. Cris Sholto Heaton looks at five common questions about t…
11 Jun 2021
How inflation shrinks your savings, and what to do about it
Savings

How inflation shrinks your savings, and what to do about it

It’s getting harder and harder to grow your money in real terms. Alex Rankine looks at the best savings accounts currently on offer.
7 Jun 2021
Does part of the £50bn lying forgotten in dormant accounts belong to you?
Personal finance

Does part of the £50bn lying forgotten in dormant accounts belong to you?

Around £50bn of our money is just sitting in dormant bank, savings and pension accounts. Make sure none of it's yours, says Ruth Jackson Kirby.
20 Apr 2021
Young investors could bet on NFTs over traditional investments
Isas

Young investors could bet on NFTs over traditional investments

The first batch of child trust funds and Junior Isas are maturing. But young investors could be tempted to bet their proceeds on digital baubles such …
29 Mar 2021
The MoneyWeek model portfolio: the top-six investment trusts to put in your Isa
Investment trusts

The MoneyWeek model portfolio: the top-six investment trusts to put in your Isa

MoneyWeek’s favourite investment trusts are top-notch long-term choices for your portfolio
19 Mar 2021
Why you should still put money into a cash Isa
Cash ISAs

Why you should still put money into a cash Isa

Interest rates may be lousy, but tax-free saving into a cash Isa is still a good idea.
23 Feb 2021
Are you prepared to have your savings put into compulsory “recovery bonds”?
UK Economy

Are you prepared to have your savings put into compulsory “recovery bonds”?

The pandemic has put a huge hole in public finances – while bolstering many of the country's savings. Could one be used to bail out the other? Merryn …
11 Feb 2021
Growing capital for kids
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Growing capital for kids

What's the best way to save for children? Follow these steps to learn about successful investing.
28 Dec 2020