cash ISA

New £20,000 Isa allowance: where to find the best savings rates

Tuesday, 13 June 2017 | News

Savers can now earn 1.7% fixed for one year with Atom Bank, or 1.55% with both Charter Savings Bank and Kent Reliance.

Ask the Experts: Will I pay tax if I move £15,000 from a personal investment plan to an Isa?

Friday, 26 May 2017 | Question and Answer

I have a personal investment plan which I took out in 2004 with £14,000. It is now worth £26,760 and I have never made any withdrawals.

Ford Money launches 4% regular saver

Monday, 22 May 2017 | News

Ford Money has launched a regular saver paying 4% interest for a year, with no restrictions on who can apply for the account.

Over half of adults don't understand Isa rules: don't miss out on higher rates

Friday, 31 March 2017 | News

More than half of UK adults say they do not understand the rules regarding individual savings accounts (Isas), something which could be hitting them in the pocket.

Eight tips for first-time Isa investors

Monday, 13 March 2017 | Article

If you are thinking about investing in an individual savings account (Isa) for the first time, it might seem daunting.

Are cash Isas still better than savings accounts in 2017?

Tuesday, 07 February 2017 | Article

High interest current accounts may have tempted people away from cash Isas, but there are still advantages for those investing this way.

Can I open a Help to Buy Isa and a cash Isa in the same year?

Tuesday, 21 June 2016 | Question and Answer

The key action to consider is whether you have actually paid into the Help to Buy (H2B) Isa in the current tax year.

Savings update: Shawbrook raises top-paying cash Isa rate

Wednesday, 01 June 2016 | News

Shawbrook Bank has raised the rate it pays on its one-year fixed rate cash Isa to 1.5%.

All you need to know about cash Isas

Tuesday, 15 March 2016 | Article

Cash Isas are frequently touted as the best home for savings, and they’re certainly popular. Since Isas were introduced in 1999, until April 2015, 69% of the £655 billion placed in them was in cash, says HMRC.

Why we love the Isa

Monday, 14 March 2016 | Article

Nobody wants to pay more tax than they need to. But UK consumers are set to waste £4.6 billion in unnecessary tax payments in 2016, according to research by IFA search site Unbiased.