Investment Isas

The pros and cons of retail bonds

Tuesday, 30 July 2013 | Article

Ten years ago, bonds were one of two sorts: gilts from the UK government or corporate bonds.

What's my ISA allowance?

Thursday, 11 July 2013 | Article

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Moneywise launches Compare Investment ISAs

Tuesday, 09 July 2013 | Blog | By

In an environment of low savings rates, those looking to grow their money over time often need to look beyond traditional savings accounts and cash ISAs.

The Moneywise stocks and shares ISA review

Tuesday, 09 July 2013 | Article

The best stocks and shares ISA for you will depend on whether you favour funds or shares and how frequently you expect to buy and sell.

Seven reasons to re-think retail bonds

Tuesday, 21 May 2013 | Article

There seems to be a growing trend around retail or mini types of bonds with the Jockey Club recently launching one and advertising it everywhere, but I still have a few concerns over such products.

Where is best to invest £500 a month?

Tuesday, 30 April 2013 | Question and Answer

For most people, the best approach for long-term savings is a combination of pensions and ISAs. Pensions provide initial tax relief that gives your savings an immediate uplift but they are inflexible.

Can I pay into two Isas in one tax year?

Tuesday, 19 March 2013 | Article

But I have just opened a Halifax fixed-rate Isa, into which I paid another £5,760. So I've made two Isa payments in one financial year.

Make big profits from smaller companies

Tuesday, 26 February 2013 | Article

The need to boost small and medium enterprises (SMEs) has been a recurring theme in every Budget and Autumn Statement George Osborne has presented since he became Chancellor almost three years ago.

How stocks and shares Isas work

Thursday, 17 January 2013 | Article

Our money will be invested in the stockmarket and have the potential to grow faster than cash savings - assuming you choose the right investments.

The smart way to reduce your tax bill

Monday, 25 June 2012 | Article

The taxman is always keen to take his share of everything, from your salary to the wealth you leave your family, so finding ways to reduce your tax bill is rewarding.