Retirees can look forward to £26k tax-free cash

Tuesday, 20 June 2017 | News

More than half of people (54%) approaching retirement plan to take the 25% of their pension pot that they are permitted to take as tax free cash, according to Aegon’s latest UK Readiness Report.

A third have yet to put money into an Isa this year: use your allowance before you lose it

Thursday, 09 February 2017 | News

Nearly a third (28%) of users have yet to save into an Isa (individual savings account) this tax year, according to our latest poll results.

What you need to know about the Lifetime Isa

Tuesday, 26 April 2016 | Article

In Budget 2016, the Chancellor announced a new individual savings account, the Lifetime Isa, which offers people under 40 a flexible tax- efficient way to save for a property or retirement.

The risky new Isa offering 9% returns: what you need to know about peer-to-peer Isas

Wednesday, 06 April 2016 | Article

A new tax-free savings scheme joins the Isa family this year. The Innovative Finance Isa (IF Isa) is promising bumper tax-free returns of up to 9% a year.

Last-minute Isa tips

Tuesday, 05 April 2016 | Article

If you are still unsure how to invest this year’s Isa allowance or which type of Isa to take out, it’s time to make your mind up.

Last-minute Isa freebies and bargains

Tuesday, 22 March 2016 | Article

Leaving your individual savings account (Isa) choices until the end of the year can mean a bit of a scramble to hit the deadlines.

Help to Buy Isas: which account should I get?

Tuesday, 01 December 2015 | Article

Help to Buy Isas offer a boost to first time buyers struggling to save for a deposit.

Autumn Statement 2015: savers suffer as Isas and Jisas frozen

Wednesday, 25 November 2015 | News

The Chancellor has put a freeze on Isa allowances for 2016-17, which remain unchanged at £15,240.

NS&I cuts best-buy Isa rate

Thursday, 12 November 2015 | News

National Savings and Investments (NS&I) is cutting the rate on its best-buy Direct Isa from 1.5% to 1.25% from Monday 16 November.

Savings update: new bond puts United Trust Bank at top of fixed-rate deal table

Monday, 26 October 2015 | News

It puts it just ahead of Charter Savings Bank at 2.07 per (1.66 per cent after tax) and French-owned RCI Bank and FirstSave both at 2.06 per cent (1.65 per cent).