Articles by Tom Bailey

First 50 fund update: Witan to close all savings and Isa accounts

Tuesday, 15 January 2019 | News

Unable to provide the digital experience investors now demand, fund management firms are closing their savings accounts.

interactive investor launches new 'Super 60' funds and trusts list while Hargreaves Lansdown trims its fund recommendations

Wednesday, 09 January 2019 | News

interactive investor  has launched the ‘Super 60’, a high-conviction list of investment ideas, including open-ended funds, investment trusts and ETFs.

Looking for free help managing your money? One-stop shop launched as three bodies are merged

Tuesday, 08 January 2019 | News

The SFGB is intended to streamline the work of three different financial help bodies.

State pension makes up £6 in every £10 of income of retirees as private pensions fail to make up retirement earning needs

Tuesday, 18 December 2018 | News

Despite the efforts of the current and previous governments to promote the adoption of private pensions, the state pension still makes up the bulk of post-retirement income.

Autumn Budget 2018: the winners and losers

Monday, 29 October 2018 | News

We round-up the top winners and losers in chancellor Philip Hammond's latest Budget.

Investment platform Interactive Investor buys Alliance Trust Savings

Monday, 22 October 2018 | News

Online stockbroker Interactive Investor, Moneywise's parent company, has agreed to buy Alliance Trust Savings for £40 million.

Victory for investors as Unilever backs down on plans to leave UK

Friday, 05 October 2018 | News

Following widespread opposition, Unilever has scrapped its plan to delist from the UK market. 

First 50 fund update: Old Mutual Global Investors renamed Merian

Friday, 05 October 2018 | News

Old Mutual Global Investors (OMGI) has officially renamed itself Merian Global Investors, following its split from Old Mutual late last year.

Give workers share of FTSE firms says Labour Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell

Tuesday, 25 September 2018 | News

A new policy floated by the Labour party could see British companies with more than 250 workers forced to hand over 10% of their equity to staff.

Equitable Life shuts down - what should policyholders do?

Monday, 18 June 2018 | News

Legacy policyholders still with the pension company are due a windfall.