Investment Doctor: Cure your financial ailments

The Moneywise's Investment Doctor is in. Diagnose, treat and cure your investing ailments. If you would like help from Investment Doctor, email editor@moneywise.co.uk with your question.

The Doctor's previous patients

Should I open a Lifetime Isa?

A reader asks if he should open a Lisa for a house purchase when he has little credit history

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"Should I transfer my Isa into a Sipp?"

A 69-year-old reader wants to know if a personal pension’s tax benefits make it a better option for him.

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“Should I switch funds, so I’ll have more income to help my daughter?”

A reader wants to boost her investment income, but is she risking her long-term financial health?

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“What should I do with my maturing Cash Isa and ‘granny bonds’?”

The Investment Doctor helps a reader with two substantial lump sums to invest. 

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“Should I invest my £10,000 inheritance in a pension?”

The Investment Doctor helps a reader decide where best to put a £10,000 inheritance.

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“I want to invest my pensions ethically”

One reader wants to invest her pension pot in funds that are socially responsible, but should she put all her eggs in one basket?

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“I’d like to invest £500 a month in a Stocks and Shares Isa”

The Investment Doctor helps a reader looking to invest £500 per month in a Stocks and Shares Isa.

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“Should I add £3,000 to Neil Woodford’s equity income fund?”

The Investment Doctor helps a reader interested in a Woodford Fund.

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“I want to invest a windfall for retirement income”

The Investment Doctor helps a reader with an inheritance to invest.

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“Do I have to buy a whole share or unit in a fund?”

A keen grasp of fractions and an understanding of the importance of timing will help this investor.

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"Where’s the best place to invest a lump sum over three years?"

We advise an investor looking for the maximum return on his cash over three to five years.

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"What should I do with my house deposit savings?"

A 40-year-old reader is at a loss what to do with £100,000 in savings. We look at her options.

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"Where should I invest an extra £75 a month?"

A 51-year-old reader already invests regularly, but would like to put in a little more each month. We look at the best way to do this.

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"Where should I invest £5,000?"

The Investment Doctor helps a reader with £5,000 to invest.

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