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Investment Fund ISAs

Listed Equity Income

from AVIVA Investors

Income Yield 4.20% pa - Income Paid Bi-annually*

Why we like it: Getting paid a regular income is a priority for many investors. Whether you're in retirement, or want to boost your existing income, an equity income fund could be right for you. Even if you do not need income now, you can opt to reinvest it to boost capital growth. An emphasis on dividends and dividend growth makes this fund a more traditional UK equity income fund, in our view, so it could help form the foundation of an income portfolio.

This fund is available via: Hargreaves Lansdown investment platform »

*Historic yield correct as at 31/10/2020

Important information: 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.

Monthly Distribution

from Artemis

Income Yield 3.70% pa - Interest Payable Monthly*

Why we like it: If you are looking for a high income yield this fund is suitable for long term investors drawing regular income from their portfolios. With a focus on high yield bonds and shares, the fund manager is an experienced bond investor who has a flexible approach to seeking out the best income opportunities.

This fund is available via: Interactive Investor investment platform »

*Historic yield as at 30/9/2020

Important information: 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 Income Plan ISAs

UK Quarterly Contingent Income Plan

from MB

Allow ISA Transfers
Annual Income Up to 5.20%
  • Counterparty: Barclays Bank plc
  • Term: Up to 6 years

Important: Structured investment plans are not capital protected and are not covered by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) for default alone. There is a risk of losing some or all of your initial investment due to the performance of the underlying investment. There is also a risk that the company backing the plan known as the Counterparty may be unable to repay your initial investment and any returns stated.

  • Potential quarterly income: 1.3% (equivalent to 5.2% annually)
  • Income paid even if FTSE 100 falls by 25%
  • Potential to kick out annually from year 1 onwards if FTSE at or above initial level
  • Available for ISA, ISA transfer and direct investment
  • Capital is at risk if the FTSE 100 Index has fallen by more than 35% at the end of the plan, in which case your initial investment will reduce by 1% for each 1% fall
  • Minimum investment £5,000
  • If you withdraw your money early you may get back less than you originally invested
  • An arrangement fee applies to this plan

Calculate your interest with this plan

Your savings:
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You could gain:
£0.00 (per tax year)

Important Information: Structured investment plans are not capital protected and are not covered by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) for default alone. There is a risk of losing some or all of your initial investment due to the performance of the underlying investment. There is also a risk that the company backing the plan known as the Counterparty may be unable to repay your initial investment and any returns stated.

Making the Most of your ISA Allowance

The 2020-21 and 20201-22 ISA allowance is £20,000 per individual.

If you are drawing tax free cash down from your pension and you are looking to invest for income it makes sense to consider maximising your annual ISA allowance.

You can invest up to £20,000 this tax year and the next one (after 5th April).

Any income taken from an ISA can be taken tax free.

Example:

Your pension fund allows you to take £100,000 as a tax free lump sum.

You and your partner decide to both put £20,000 each into an ISA for 2020-21.

You then will put another £20,000 each into an ISA for the 2021-22 tax year.

£80,000 invested in ISAs.

You both opt to put the money into ISA funds that pay a regular income.

The income you take from the ISAs is tax free.

Best ISAs 2021

There are many ISA’s to choose from so it’s easy to be left wondering which ISA is right for you. 

Comparison tables can be a great way to start. Follow the links provided to find more information on any of the products mentioned on our tables.

When choosing an ISA, there are a number of things to consider. We’ve highlighted some of the most important factors below:

  • Timescale of investment - If you need access to your capital and you are not looking to invest for the long term you should consider a Cash ISA. However, if you are happy to tie up capital for the medium to longer term you may wish to consider a Stocks and Shares ISA which has the potential to provide better returns then a Cash ISA over the longer term
  • Attitude to investment risk - If you are not prepared to lose capital then a Cash ISA is probably the better option for you. It good to remember that, over the long term, inflation can erode your capital in real terms so getting a good rate of interest on your cash ISA should be a priority. If you are prepared to risk capital to achieve higher potential returns then a stocks and shares ISA may be the best option for you.
  • Charges - Different ISA plans will have different charges. It is important that you are aware of what these are and how they could affect your ISA performance. Also be aware that some accounts apply account closure charges if you try to switch before the agreed amount of time.

ISAs are great way to save a lump sum or become a regular saver. You can use the comparison tables on this site to help you find a suitable ISA. 

We recommend that you seek financial advice from an independent financial adviser, if you are unsure about what you need. 

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Important information - the value of investments can go down as well as up, so you may get back less than you invest. Tax treatment depends on individual circumstances and all tax rules may change in the future. 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.

Important Risk Information:

The value of investments can go down in value as well as up, so you could get back less than you invest. It is therefore important that you understand the risks and commitments. This website aims to provide information to help you make your own informed decisions. It does not provide personal advice based on your circumstances. If you are unsure of how suitable an investment is for you, please seek personal advice.

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