Strolling round our local shopping centre, as I do of a lunchtime, I stumbled across a new stand which differs from the normal ornament and cheap sunglasses stands which we’re normally treated to – and what surprised me was that this one is offering people the chance to buy and sell gold.
This week has seen the launch of Vanguard, a US fund manager, into the U.K. market, with the hope that it could lead to lower charges on investment funds. But there’s a problem…
If you’re yet to invest in an Individual Savings Account (ISA) this tax year, and you’ve got some spare money lying around that really should be earning more than it is (plus you’d like to shelter it from the clutches of the taxman), then you’re quickly running out of time to make sure you make the most of your ISA allowance.
The annual Individual Savings Account (ISA) deadline is fast approaching, and once again if you don’t sort out your ISA before 6th April, you will lose your allowance for this tax year. If you’re looking for some ideas on where to invest, hear where the experts are planning on putting their money.
Premium bonds have never been a particularly attractive investment, more like a middle class lottery where you didn’t actually lose your money every week.
I mentioned yesterday about wedding list firm Wrapit going bust, and I’ve seen a couple more interesting related links today which show how emotive the subject is for some people.
I hope you’ve had a great New Tax Year’s Day! What makes today so special? Well, you now have a brand new ISA allowance to play with – and this year the government has generously increased the maximum amount you can pay into your ISA to a whopping £7,200, yes, that’s a massive £200 more […]
With just 11 days left until the end of this tax year (Saturday 5th April 2008), have you used your Individual Savings Account allowance for this year? From my experience, there will be people reading this who have no idea what an ISA is, there will be those who know what they are, but do […]
If you’re into trading stocks and shares, or simply love following the ups and downs (and downs) of the stockmarket, then you’ll be interested in Google’s recently launched financial portal for the UK. Google Finance gives you near-realtime data on UK share prices, unit trust fund prices as well as the performance of the FTSE […]
I’ve quite enjoyed talking about stock market investing over the last couple of days, and although it’s probably not something I’ll get involved in myself for a while (I’ve got some more pressing financial goals to achieve before worrying about buying more shares), I’ll try to keep an eye out for investing tips and tricks […]