Managing your investments


The new tax year is here! Six essential checks for your investment portfolio

Lots of people rush to make investments and fill their ISA before the tax-year end. But now we’re in a new tax year, and there’s...

Thu, 07/04/2022 - 09:53


Lifetime ISA turns five: how one investor turned £12,000 into £215,000

The new tax year marks five years since the Lifetime ISA was launched, after George Osbourne’s surprise announcement just a year earlier that he was...

Tue, 05/04/2022 - 12:53


Help to Buy ISA savers missing out on free cash

Help to Buy ISA savers who have had their accounts for years could be missing out on free money towards their house deposit by not...

Fri, 01/04/2022 - 11:49


Early bird vs last minute ISA investors

Stocks and shares ISA savers can broadly be split into three groups – regular savers, early birds, and last minute investors. Right now, last minute...

Wed, 30/03/2022 - 16:44


Most popular investments for last minute ISAs

As we hurtle towards the end of the tax year, last minute ISA investors have been demonstrating their devotion to a global investment strategy. Of...

Wed, 30/03/2022 - 16:40


ISA performance since 1999 provides reassurance for investors today

There can’t have been many worse times to invest than when the ISA was first launched in 1999, just before the dot com crash prompted...

Fri, 25/03/2022 - 11:09


Cash ISA savers in denial about poor interest rates

Rising interest rates and the cost-of-living crisis have prompted more people to check the interest rate they’re actually getting on their cash ISA savings. Our...

Thu, 24/03/2022 - 14:54


Chancellor does little to ease cost of living crisis

The big rabbit out of Rishi Sunak’s hat was announcing a cut to income tax rates from 2024, and while that will grab the headlines...

Wed, 23/03/2022 - 17:38


How to beat the looming £1.34 billion dividend tax hike

The Government is cracking down on wealthier investors who have significant wealth outside of ISA and pensions, as well as company directors who pay themselves...

Mon, 21/03/2022 - 10:20


Tax year end retirement saving options - Pension vs ISA vs LISA

The tax year end on 5 April is a natural catalyst for people to make sure they are making the most of their annual contribution...

Mon, 21/03/2022 - 10:10


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