ISAs

Government extends Isa inheritance allowance

Friday, 17 November 2017 | News

Spouses will soon be able to inherit the whole value of their deceased partner’s Isas tax free, including any growth in assets following their death.

Money Makeover: ‘Are we making the most of our savings in semi-retirement?’

Monday, 13 November 2017 | Article

Glynn Bilby (pictured above) is a 57-year-old, semi-retired HGV driver from Sheffield. He lives with his wife Kim, a clerk, who is also aged 57 and semi-retired. They have no financial dependents.

Why Halloween is the perfect time to top up your Isa

Tuesday, 31 October 2017 | News

If you’ve got some spare cash to invest, then Halloween could be the perfect time to pay it into a stocks and shares Isa and see your savings go bump in the night.

Money makeover: “We want to retire by the time we’re 60 and to help our son buy a home in the future”

Thursday, 12 October 2017 | Article

Chris and Liz Welton aim to retire early and to set aside cash to help their 18-year-old through university and beyond.

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

Tuesday, 10 October 2017 | Article

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

Help to Buy Isa property purchases reach record level

Friday, 29 September 2017 | News

First-time buyers are increasingly taking advantage of the Help to Buy Isa, with property sales using the scheme reaching record levels in June.

Ask the experts: “Can I keep some money in my Help to Buy Isa once I open a Lifetime Isa?”

Tuesday, 19 September 2017 | Question and Answer

In 2015, the government introduced Help to Buy Isas in a bid to help first-time buyers get on the property ladder.

Zopa customers battle against loan sale delays

Monday, 11 September 2017 | News

Zopa users are reporting significant delays when trying to sell their loans, with the firm battling against slow speeds on its platform.

Investors warned to dump outdated 'zombie' products

Friday, 08 September 2017 | News

Investors have been warned to check their portfolio for old or outdated investment products that could be dragging down their returns.

Lifetime Isas – which account should I open?

Wednesday, 15 November 2017 | Article

The Lifetime Isa (Lisa) is a great way for young people to save for their first home or to help fund the cost of retirement.