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21st
Mar 2019
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How much can I pay into an ISA?

Each tax year, there's a limit set by the government to the amount you can save and invest in ISAs: your “annual ISA allowance”. The allowances are intended to reward savers and encourage us to invest more to support our future retirements, without creating a tax haven that can be taken advantage of by very wealthy individuals who just want to avoid paying tax.

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19th
Mar 2019
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How can the best 1-year Cash ISA work for me?

It’s your last chance to get some savings locked away in a Cash ISA for this tax year. But you need to act quickly: some providers need to receive online applications by Thursday 21 March, in order to receive any documents they request from you, and your money, by 28 March.

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13th
Mar 2019
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Lower ISA fees for fitness enthusiasts

Do you need a nudge to encourage you to keep going to the gym, or for a regular run? How about lower admin fees on your ISA? Your health is as important to how much you will enjoy your retirement years as your future income. A new ISA provider reckons it makes sense to link the two together.

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11th
Mar 2019
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NEW ISA Plan - Offering Potential 8% pa Interest

New ISA plan offering potential 8% pa interest or 2.5x any rise in the FTSE 100 Index with no upper limit

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31st
Jan 2019
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The tax rules for ISAs

There’s no doubt that the tax advantages of ISAs make them a compelling proposition for savers and investors. But understanding some of the ins and outs of the tax structures will help you decide between the different products available. 

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21st
Aug 2018
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A New “Care ISA” To Fund Care Home Costs?

For anyone around retirement age, paying for our care costs when we get older is a worry that probably ranks second only after a fear of developing dementia. Will a new type of ISA be the solution?

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15th
Aug 2018
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Peer To Peer ISA – 5 Ideas For Your 2018/19 ISA

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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14th
Aug 2018
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ISA Savings Focus - A Potential 6% pa From Your Savings

Although inflation over the last couple of months has fallen slightly to 2.50%, this is still much higher than you can get from many traditional savings products, such as fixed rate bonds. And if you take a look at a range of Cash ISA rates on offer, the options are even worse as these savings rates are generally much lower than their non-ISA equivalents.

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27th
Jul 2018
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Bad News For 400,000 Savers As NS&I Cut ISA Rate By 25%

In mid-July National Savings and Investments (NS&I), the government’s savings provider, announced they would be slashing the interest rate on their Direct ISA by 25%: down to just 0.75% in late September 2018. It's time to transfer out.

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15th
Feb 2018
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How To Select The Best Junior Stocks & Shares 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.

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11th
Dec 2017
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How inflation is impacting your savings and why you cannot afford to sit on your hands when it comes to your cash

Last month, the Bank of England raised their base rate for the first time in more than ten years, and by doing so opened the door to increased monthly costs for many homeowners. What’s more, at the time of writing inflation continues to sit at a five year high of 3%, which means that the cost of living has more than trebled in the last 12 months.

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9th
Oct 2017
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Income ISA offers up to 7.60% pa paid quarterly

Inflation reached as high as 2.9% in August as reported by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). As a result, many individuals are looking for ways to receive more income to combat the effect of rising inflation. 

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How much can I pay into an ISA?

21st March 2019

Each tax year, there's a limit set by the government to the amount you can save and invest in ISAs: your “annual ISA allowance”. The allowances are intended to reward savers and encourage us to invest more to support our future retirements, without creating a tax haven that can be taken advantage of by very wealthy individuals who just want to avoid paying tax.

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