Managing your investments

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

How pound-cost averaging helped dampen the last two global financial shocks

During periods of extreme market turmoil, it’s important to remember the cornerstones of sensible long-term investing.

Attempting to time the market can be a...

Wed, 22/04/2020 - 15:16

The five-step plan to recession-proof your finances

Many people are worried that the economic impact of the Coronavirus will drag the UK into recession. While official economic data isn’t available yet, the...

Thu, 09/04/2020 - 11:23

10 personal finance changes kicking in on 6 April 2020

As the tax-year end looms, AJ Bell Personal Finance Analyst Laura Suter looks at the changes that April 6 will bring for personal finances....

Thu, 02/04/2020 - 15:49

Overdraft relief prescribed by FCA

It’s great news for those facing financial hardship as a result of the Coronavirus that the regulator has stepped in to try to stop people...

Thu, 02/04/2020 - 11:34

Crippled by market fear? Seven last-minute ISA tips for investors

The ISA season deadline is looming in one of the most dramatic ends to the tax year that we’ve seen in markets. Many investors may...

Thu, 02/04/2020 - 11:10

The personal finance announcements to look out for in next week’s Budget

New Chancellor, Rishi Sunak will make his first Budget announcement next Wednesday, 11 March. Laura Suter, personal finance analyst at AJ Bell and Tom Selby,...

Fri, 06/03/2020 - 17:12