Managing your investments

Five tips for first-time investors spooked by the market crash

More than a quarter of young people have been spooked by this year’s market falls and put off investing altogether, our research shows*. The market...

Fri, 24/07/2020 - 15:12

Tax take rises as nation weans itself off lockdown and Government support

In the past three months the Government has borrowed more than double its entire borrowing for last year, with June marking the third highest month...

Tue, 21/07/2020 - 18:21

First uptick in inflation since lockdown

Inflation edged upwards slightly in June – the first increase this year – with CPI rising from 0.5% to 0.6% as lockdown eased and the...

Wed, 15/07/2020 - 11:35

Stamp duty sugar rush for the housing market

Today’s statement was always likely to focus on ‘good’ news items designed to stir the UK economy from its economic slumber. We got that in...

Wed, 08/07/2020 - 14:56

Will Rishi Sunak deliver a ‘good news’ mini-Budget on Wednesday?

As the UK begins to emerge slowly (and in a few cases boozily) from lockdown, focus now turns to plugging the eye-popping £300 billion hole...

Mon, 06/07/2020 - 13:54

Inflation falls as lockdown bites

Consumption practically ground to a halt in May, with large swathes of the country shut down due to the Covid-19 lockdown. Another drop in inflation...

Wed, 17/06/2020 - 13:30

New to investing? Here are some tips get you started

For beginners, the world of investing can be a daunting place – from deciding which funds to pick to simply deciphering the jargon.


Thu, 21/05/2020 - 16:29

Cut to the Lifetime ISA withdrawal charge – everything you need to know

As part of its emergency response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Government has reduced the Lifetime ISA (LISA) early withdrawal charge from 25% to 20%....

Thu, 21/05/2020 - 16:23

Three steps to prepare your portfolio for market falls

A survey of AJ Bell Youinvest customers has shown that, despite a rebound in markets since March, investors still have a very gloomy outlook for...

Tue, 19/05/2020 - 16:20

5 tips to boost your ISA savings

Laura Suter, Personal Finance Analyst at AJ Bell, looks at 5 quick steps to make the most of your ISA pot.

1. Work out what...

Wed, 13/05/2020 - 10:16