Best junior stocks and shares ISA platforms
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Isas

Best junior stocks and shares ISA platforms

A junior stocks and shares ISA is a great way to save for your child tax-efficiently. But it can be confusing deciding which investment platform to ch…
25 Nov 2022
Are Lifetime Isas still worth it?
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Lifetime ISAs

Are Lifetime Isas still worth it?

Despite house prices surging over the past few years, the property price cap for first-time buyers using a Lifetime Isa remains at £450,000. Is it wor…
10 Nov 2022
Women miss out on £599bn due to the gender investment gap
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Personal finance

Women miss out on £599bn due to the gender investment gap

Men have billions more in stocks and shares Isas, investment accounts and private pensions, a new gender investment gap report reveals.
1 Nov 2022
Isas vs savings accounts: what’s the best home for your cash savings?
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Savings

Isas vs savings accounts: what’s the best home for your cash savings?

Rising interest rates on savings accounts mean more savers may be subject to tax on the interest earned. Does that mean an Isa is a better option?
27 Oct 2022
Isa basics: all you need to know
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Isas

Isa basics: all 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.
7 Sep 2022
AJ Bell's new app aims to make investing a Dodl
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
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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
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
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
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