Articles by Ruth Jackson

20 ways to beat inflation

Wednesday, 03 May 2017 | Article

Will my son get his 25% Isa top-up as a mortgage-free property owner?

Tuesday, 25 April 2017 | Question and Answer

My son has a Help-to-Buy Isa worth £3,000 and he wants to buy a house worth £75,000. He doesn’t need a mortgage as I am going to give him the money he needs.

A guide to indemnity insurance

Tuesday, 04 April 2017 | Article

When you buy a house, you may be asked to take out an indemnity policy to protect you against unforeseen risks to your property. But are insurers cashing in on protection you don’t need?

The lowdown on Lifetime Isas

Friday, 23 February 2018 | Article

The Lifetime Isa could be worth considering if you’re planning to buy your first home or you want to kick-start your pension savings in your 20s and 30s.

Are you ready to switch to an investment Isa?

Monday, 09 January 2017 | Article

Is your cash Isa earning next to nothing in interest? Then consider transferring it to an investment Isa. We outline your options.

How can I stop a PPI claims firm from selling my details to scammers?

Tuesday, 06 December 2016 | Question and Answer

I have just been contacted by Help Your Claim regarding assisting me to claim for mis-sold payment protection insurance (PPI) policies.

How to transfer your cash Isa savings to an investment Isa

Wednesday, 30 November 2016 | Article

Is your cash Isa earning next to nothing in interest? Then consider transferring it to an investment Isa. We outline your options and explain how to transfer.

What is investment risk?

Wednesday, 19 October 2016 | Article

What is risk, and how do you work out how much of it to take with your pensions and investments? And how do you reduce your risk level if you are uncomfortable with uncertainty?

10 unusual ways to boost your home's value

Friday, 14 October 2016 | Article

If you’re thinking of selling up, it’s good to know how desirable your property really is. We highlight the outside influences that could add thousands to your sale.