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All credit to Beattie and Maggie for getting millions thinking about investing

My interest in personal finance dates back to the 1980s and was sparked by my failed accountancy exams and Margaret Thatcher’s privatisation programme.

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

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

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150,000 Hargreaves Lansdown investors due £15 million rebate

Around 150,000 investors who use Hargreaves Lansdown to invest could be in line for a rebate following the decision of a tax tribunal.

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How do you calculate a fund's performance if you factor in annual fees?

A fund’s quoted past performance figures are shown after its charges have been deducted. In this instance, if the fund has a quoted performance of 10%, then an investment of £100 should increase to £110. 

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Interactive Investor unveils new pricing following expansion

Interactive Investor, Moneywise's parent company, will continue to charge investors fixed fees, following the purchase of TD Direct Investing.

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Fight for your rights: Two online ‘trading’ companies took £368 in fees

Moneywise columnist Simon Read helps a reader that has lost money to two online 'trading' companies.

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FCA to investigate investment platforms

Investment platforms that allow consumers to run their own portfolios – often in an individual savings account (Isa) or self-invested personal pension (Sipp) wrapper - are to be investigated by the regulator.

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