Articles by Moira O'Neill

Lessons from an all-female investment club

Tuesday, 17 April 2018 | Article

If you fancy dipping your toe in the stock market but would rather not do it alone, then why not set up an investment club? This is exactly what these 10 women have done. Moira O’Neill met them to find out more.

Where are the female investors?

Wednesday, 11 April 2018 | Article

Moira O’Neill asks five female financial professionals why women tend to shy away from investments.

Give your Isa a spring clean

Wednesday, 04 April 2018 | Blog | By Moira O'Neill

Do you know how your Isa is invested? Have you even looked at it lately? I firmly believe that you should give it a review at least once a year and preferably every six months.

Buy-to-let investing shouldn’t replace a sound pension plan

Wednesday, 14 March 2018 | Blog | By Moira O'Neill

“I can only last another 10 years in this job,” says my friend over dinner. “How much retirement income will I get from the state?”

Investment trusts: Celebrating 150 years of investing

Tuesday, 13 March 2018 | Article

This year marks 150 years since the launch of the world’s first collective investment fund, Foreign & Colonial Investment...

The financial pros and cons of marriage

Wednesday, 14 February 2018 | News

You may think that proposing to the one you love on Valentine’s Day is a smart financial move, as married couples benefit from several tax perks.

Expect some serious watering down of the state pension

Tuesday, 30 January 2018 | Blog | By Moira O'Neill

Topping up your state pension is probably a good idea if you are retiring this year.

Moneywise readers’ best games and toys for teaching kids about money

Thursday, 18 January 2018 | Blog | By Moira O'Neill

I recently asked my friends in the financial services industry to recommend their favourite games to teach children about money.

Aliens, vertigo, and a Glasgow nightclub feature in HMRC’s rejected self-assessment expenses and excuses

Thursday, 18 January 2018 | News

Every year, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) receives imaginative and intriguing excuses for not completing self-assessment tax returns on time.

File your tax return by New Year for cash-flow advantage

Friday, 22 December 2017 | News

Taxpayers are overlooking a self-assessment tax return filing deadline that could provide a cash-flow advantage, says accountancy firm Blick Rothenberg.