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Fully Managed Stocks and Shares ISA

from Nutmeg

Allows ISA Transfers
Regular Savings
  • Protection Scheme: FSCS
  • Fund Choice: Fully Managed and Fixed Allocation Portfolios
  • Invest From: Min. £500 single (+ £100 pm for ISAs below £5,000)

Why we like it: Get an intelligent stocks & shares ISA portfolio - Choose a portfolio that's fully managed by our expert team or a fixed allocation portfolio. No tie-ins, no set-up fees, no exit charges. Easy, online set up in minutes. Start with as little as £500 (plus £100 per month for ISAs below £5,000). Portfolio management fees of 0.45%-0.75% up to £100k. 0.25%-0.35% beyond £100k. There are also underlying investment charges, see our fees page. Plus, live chat, amazing customer support and brilliant investor tools and guides. Authorised and regulated by the FCA. Capital at risk.

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Vantage Stocks & Shares ISA

from Hargreaves Lansdown

Allows ISA Transfers
  • Protection Scheme: FSCS
  • Fund Choice: 2,500+ Funds
  • Invest From: £25 pm

Why we like it: Shelter up to £20,000 this tax year with the low cost, award-winning ISA. The UK's number 1 platform for private investors. 

Investment Fund ISA

from AJ Bell

Allows ISA Transfers
  • Protection Scheme: FSCS
  • Fund Choice: 2000+ Funds
  • Invest From: £25 pm

Why we like it: It is simple to invest in a fund online. You will need to open an account first and then choose the fund you are interested in investing in. There are over 2,000 funds to choose from but to make it easier for you AJ Bell have created their favourite funds list which is their pick of the best funds.

Stocks & Shares ISA

from Charles Stanley

Allows ISA Transfers
  • Protection Scheme: FSCS
  • Fund Choice: 1,500+ funds
  • Invest From: £50 per month or £500 single

Why we like it: Invest through an award winning FTSE company, with extensive research and analysis and competitive charges. Choose from a range of investments including shares, funds, gilts, bonds, investment trusts and ETFs. Annual platform fee changing from 0.25% to 0.35% from 10th September 2018.

What is an ISA

An ISA is an individual savings account that offers the chance for individuals to earn up to £20,000 tax-free interest. Not only can those who subscribe to an ISA benefit from tax-free interest from savings, but also enjoy the freedom to invest from their ISA and avoid paying tax on their returns.

ISA funds

ISA funds, also known as stocks and shares ISAs, enable individuals to invest their money into “qualifying investments”.

The following are deemed “qualifying investments”:

  • Cash
  • Trusts
  • Investment trusts
  • Stock market shares
  • Government investment and savings bonds

Unlike other ISAs, such as cash ISAs, the capital in ISA funds will often have restricted accessibility. This means that you will likely have to wait a certain amount of time before you can withdraw money from your ISA funds.

Why use ISA funds

If it is done correctly, investing your capital can provide additional income, can help you grow your savings for a purchase or enable you to save effectively for retirement.

However, it should be noted that any return from an investment is subject to tax. The obligation to pay tax on any investment dividend could significantly reduce your overall return.

ISA funds can give you the chance to make an investment and avoid paying any tax on its return. This is because you can earn up to £20,000 tax-free interest through ISAs, which may help you grow your capital substantially over the course of the year.

Eligibility

To qualify for ISA funds you need to be:

  • Aged 18 years or over
  • A UK resident and tax payer

Finding the best ISA funds

Unless you have an in-depth knowledge of the financial services market, you may need some assistance when deciding which ISA fund choose.

Call us on 0845 308 2525 or fill in our contact form.

Important Risk Information:

This website contains information only and does not constitute advice or a personal recommendation in any way whatsoever. The value of investments and income from them can fall as well as rise and you may not get back the full amount invested. The tax efficiency of ISAs is based on current tax law and there is no guarantee that tax rules will stay the same in the future.

Different types of investment carry different levels of risk and may not be suitable for all investors. Please ensure that you read the Important Risk Information for further details. Prior to making any decision to invest, you should ensure that you are familiar with the risks associated with a particular investment and should read the product literature. If you are in any doubt as to the suitability of a particular investment, both in respect of its objectives and its risk profile, you should seek independent financial advice.

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Peer To Peer ISA – 5 Ideas For Your 2018/19 ISA

15th August 2018

Savings accounts and cash ISAs are struggling to stay ahead of inflation this year. With your annual ISA investment limit raised to £20,000 last year, this may be the time you want to look at a new type of ISA which offers around double the yield of a Cash ISA (with an increased risk, naturally). 

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