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Investment Sense View

Retirement: Workplace pensions better than Lifetime ISAs

Walking direction on asphaltHow should you save for your retirement? An influential Government minister believes that workplace pensions are a better option than the new Lifetime ISA, and we agree! Lifetime ISAs were announced in the Budget earlier this year and will be available from April 2017 ...

The London Marathon, how did Bev do?

Bev marathon 2 150pxWe are thrilled to let you know our Managing Director, Bev Stoves, completed the Virgin London Marathon on 24 April 2016. So, how was it? Apart from getting married and having children, it was definitely up there as one of the best days ever! ...

Savings: Cash ISA v ‘traditional’ savings account, how do rates compare?

Road sign blue with words Tax FreeThe new Personal Savings Allowance (PSA) now means that many savers won’t pay any tax whatsoever on the interest from their savings. Under the new rules, introduced from 6th April 2016, basic rate (20%) taxpayers will be able to receive ...

Tax-free savings, are you in the dark? 90% are!

90% percentage rate icon on a white backgroundAs we move into the new tax-year, research has shown that most savers are unaware of the new way savings are taxed. From 6th April, the new Personal Savings Allowance will mean savers pay less tax on the interest they receive ...

Investment Sense News

Tax-free childcare, 10 things you need to know

Tax-free childcare, 10 things you need to know 150pxTax-free childcare is now available to around two million families. But how does it work? Will you qualify? If so, how much will you get? The Government has produced some helpful information, here are the top 10 things you ...

Savings: Blow for savers as NS&I cuts Premium Bonds

National-Savings-and-Inve-001Savers have been left disappointed following news that National Savings & Investment (NS&I) is to cut the interest rates on some of its most popular accounts and reduce the returns payable to holders of Premium Bonds. Premium Bonds NS&I has announced that from 6th June 2016, the ...

State Pension: Do you understand yours? Thousands don’t

Businessman Drawing Question Mark SignA new report has claimed that thousands of people do not understand how State Pensions are calculated and that they won’t be entitled to the full flat rate State Pension when it is introduced. The Works & Pensions Committee, led by veteran ...

Budget 2016: Winners and losers

Investment Sense Verdict_istock The task of working out who are the winners and losers after each Budget is never easy. The initial announcements can often look very different once the detail is revealed. However, here are our early thoughts....