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
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
Andy Bell of AJ Bell and his Dodl mascot
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
Innovative Finance Isas available to invest in now
Alternative finance

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
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
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The Budget brought a short-term reprieve for investors
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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
Buying foreign shares is easier than you think – here's how to do it
Investment strategy

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
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
Sipps versus Isas: which one suits long-term savers best?
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Sipps versus Isas: which one suits long-term savers best?

Both Sipps and Isas are tax-efficient long-term savings vehicles. David Prosser explains the advantages of using one over the other.
7 Dec 2020
Where to put your savings now that NS&I has cut its rates
Savings

Where to put your savings now that NS&I has cut its rates

National Savings & Investments (NS&I) has slashed its interest rates. There are now much better deals for your savings elsewhere, says Ruth Jackson Ki…
2 Oct 2020
Child trust funds are about to bring a windfall for teenagers
Savings accounts for children

Child trust funds are about to bring a windfall for teenagers

The first child trust funds are maturing in September, says Ruth Jackson-Kirby. But what should teenagers do with the money?
31 Aug 2020
Look beyond cash Isas to stocks and shares
Stocks and shares ISAs

Look beyond cash Isas to stocks and shares

Interest rates on cash Isa accounts are too low and stocks do better over the long term. Consider a stocks and shares Isa instead.
7 Jul 2020
Lifetime Isa penalty cut offers a crisis lifeline
Personal finance

Lifetime Isa penalty cut offers a crisis lifeline

The withdrawal penalty on lifetime individual savings accounts has been cut in an attempt to help struggling savers.
8 May 2020
Beware of cash Isa scams
Personal finance

Beware of cash Isa scams

Fraudsters have been targeting savers by offering unrealistically high interest rates on cash Isas.
19 Nov 2019
Child Trust Funds: where is your child’s cash?
Personal finance

Child Trust Funds: where is your child’s cash?

Your offspring may have a child trust fund tucked away. If so, their money is being consumed by fees
15 Oct 2019
Stocks beat cash and bonds over the long term
Isas

Stocks beat cash and bonds over the long term

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.
19 Apr 2019
Should you get your child a Jisa?
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 no…
15 Mar 2019