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5 Funds to Consider for Your 2020 Investments

5 Funds to Consider for Your 2020 Investments

There is just over one month left in tax year 2019/2020 – so if you haven’t used your tax allowance of £20,000 for ISA savings yet, now is the time to act. We’ve put together 5 funds you should consider investing in to make the most of your tax-free savings this tax year. 

When looking to open an ISA and make the most of your tax-free allowance for this year, you need to shop around to find an ISA that suits your life and your savings. If you’ve decided you want to invest your money in a Stocks and Shares ISA rather than a Cash ISA, you want to look at the available platforms.

In each of these platforms, you can invest in thousands of funds. This gives you lots of options about what you can invest your money in. 

We’ve put together this list of five funds to consider for your 2020 investments to help you decide.

Index Tracker ISAs

An Index Tracker Fund will look to replicate the stock market by closely tracking performance – this will generally be done by buying the company shares in the index. You can avoid some costs with this form of fund as it avoids the charges associated with active fund managers.

Find the best rates on platforms offering Index Tracker ISAs.

Ethical ISAs

An Ethical ISA fund is a great way to invest in companies which align with your values and principles. This means you can avoid investing your money in endeavours which you might be morally opposed to, whilst still enjoying returns on your investment.

Find the best rates on platforms offering Ethical ISAs.

Fund Supermarket

A Fund Supermarket ISAs are available with multiple platforms and provide you with a wide range investment options, plus the ability to keep track of your investment as you go.

Find the best rates on platforms offering Fund Supermarket ISAs.

Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs)

ETFs are funds which give shares, which are then traded on the stock exchange. This type of fund gives you a wide access to different kinds of investments and assets, at a relatively low cost. They can either be actively managed by you or managed by a fund manager.

Find the best rates on platforms offering ETF ISAs

Climate Change Fund ISAs

For fans of Greta Thunberg looking to put their money where your mouth is, investing in a Climate Change Fund ISA will ensure that your money will be invested in a companies which are seeking to make a positive impact on the environment.

Find the best rates on platforms offering Climate Change Fund ISAs. 

Selected ISAs

Stocks & Shares ISA

from Legal & General

Allows ISA Transfers
Regular Savings
  • Fund Choice: Managed, Tracker, Self-Select
  • Invest From: £20 per month or £100 single

Why we like it: Legal & General has over 9 million customers in the UK, and over £1.1 trillion of assets under their management (as at 31st December 2019). Their Stocks & Shares ISA offers a wide range of investment options, whether you want ready-made funds, low cost index trackers, or the ability to pick your own. You can invest up to £20,000 this tax year, with a low minimum of £100 lump sum or £20 per month, and you can manage your account easily online. 

Important: Please remember the value of your investment and any income from it may fall as well as rise and is not guaranteed. You may get back less than you invest.

Investment Fund Supermarket ISAs

Fidelity ETFs

from Fidelity

Allows ISA Transfers
  • Fund Choice: 277 ETFs
  • Invest From: £50pm

Why we like it: Pay £10 for buying or selling an ETF online and £1.50 for buys as part of a regular savings plan and for dividend re-investments. Fidelity's standard service fee of just 0.35% applies when you have over £7,500 invested or if you have a regular savings plan. This is capped at £45 for ETFs, and ETFs held in an Investment Account do not incur a service fee.

Important information - please keep in mind that the value of investments can fall as well as rise, so you may get back less than you invest. This information is not a personal recommendation for any particular investment. If you are unsure about the suitability of an investment you should speak to an authorised financial adviser.

ii ACE 30 investments

from Interactive Investor

Allows ISA Transfers
  • Protection Scheme: FSCS
  • Fund Choice: 30 Ethical Investments
  • Invest From: £25 pm or £100 single

Why we like it: The UK's first rated list of ethical investments to help you align investments with your personal values. Building your investment portfolio can be tough – and it is even more difficult when you want to choose ethical investments. That can mean a lot of research. The ii ACE 30 makes the job easier for you.Interactive Investor have selected 30 funds, investment trusts and ETFs that they believe offer high-quality choices, across a broad variety of markets.

Important: Please remember the value of your investment and any income from it may fall as well as rise and is not guaranteed. You may get back less than you invest.

Selected ISAs

Stocks & Shares ISA

from Wealthify

ISA Option
Allows ISA Transfers
Regular Savings
  • Protection Scheme: FSCS
  • Fund Choice: Choose your risk profile and have an investment Plan built and managed for you
  • Invest From: No minimum

Why we like it: Choose your level of risk from cautious to adventurous and have a plan expertly created and managed for you. Create multiple plans with different risk levels, Ethical plans also available. Invest as little or much as you like, add regular payments and top up whenever you like. Withdraw money or transfer out without notice or penalty fees. Wealthify app lets you check how your Plan is performing, manage your transactions and provide investment news and insights. Simple annual management charge of 0.6%

Stocks & Shares ISA

from Moneyfarm

ISA Option
Allows ISA Transfers
Regular Savings
  • Protection Scheme: FSCS
  • Fund Choice: Choose your risk profile and have it matched to an investment portfolio expertly built and managed
  • Invest From: £1,500

Cashback Offer – Receive up to £1,000

£75 for investment of at least £15,000, £125 for investment between £20,000 and £49,999, £400 for investment between £50,000 and £99,999, £1000 for investment higher than £100,000. Investment or transfer to be made by April 30th 2020. Deposit must remain invested for two years. Terms & conditions apply

Why we like it: Answer questions about your goals, financial situation and attitude to risk, and Moneyfarm will recommend the right ISA portfolio for you, built and managed by experts to help your money grow. You’ll always be invested in a portfolio that’s suitable for you, and you can manage this through the Advice Centre. See what you’re invested in, how you’re performing and how much you’re paying anywhere and any time with the Moneyfarm app. Add money to your ISA by setting up a direct debit, investing a lump-sum, or by transferring old ISAs for free

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Stocks & Shares ISAs

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Stocks and Shares ISAs

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