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Latest News

From Mortgages| May 27, 2016

Banks feel pain of Isa and mortgage slump

Remortgaging bucks the trend, with approvals 16 per cent higher than last April.

May 26, 2016

Watch LIVE: Lifetime Isa - threat or opportunity?

FTAdviser’s latest On Air debate will discuss the pros and cons of the government’s Lifetime Isa at 12pm today.

May 25, 2016

Will Lifetime Isas be the death of AE schemes?

FTAdviser’s expert panel will discuss various topics in our FTAdviser On Air latest live blog.

May 24, 2016

Cash savers stung by savings allowance rules

Accountant uncovers devilish detail in new rules, meaning some of your clients could face a surprise tax bill.

May 23, 2016

Nutmeg offers free management for Lisa

Savers will have to put £333 a month aside to get access to free portfolio management.

May 23, 2016

Fee focus threatens investment advice: Moneyfarm

High fees and lack of transparency is causing nearly half of investors to opt for a DIY approach, research shows.

Analysis & Opinion
Income calculations complicate tapering

From Special Report: Pensions - Investing for retirement - May 2016| May 09, 2016

Income calculations complicate tapering

How to navigate the complexities and pitfalls of annual allowance tapering.

Alternative Isas: a lifetime love affair?

Apr 20, 2016 |

Alternative Isas: a lifetime love affair?

The total value in 2015 was £500bn – more than Apple is worth

Interview| Apr 13, 2016

‘P2P sits between savings, which are safe, and more risky...

The chief product office at peer-to-peer lender Zopa talks to Melanie Tringham about his bid to get full permissions for the company’s new...

Drawdown portfolios face tricky balancing act

From Special Report: Sourcing Income - April 2016| Apr 11, 2016

Drawdown portfolios face tricky balancing act

Managing risk in a drawdown portfolio.

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Adviser Guides

Guide to Help to Buy Isas

All you’ll ever need to know about the latest government scheme to assist first-time buyers.

Special Reports

Pensions Update - May 2016

Low-yield climate and pensions shift forge multi-asset appetite.

FTAdviser Blog

Lisa - the last nail in the Isa coffin

What is the Chancellor up to with his “next generation Budget”?

FTAdviser Blog

Big boost for tax-incentivised saving schemes

Surprise crowd-pleasers for ISAs and CGT change to boost EIS demand

FTAdviser Blog

Big boost for tax-incentivised savings schemes

Budget 2016: Surprise crowd pleasers for ISAs and CGT change to boost EIS demand.

Recent Articles
  1. Pension Wise will not cover Lifetime Isa or auto-enrolment
    From Pensions| May 19, 2016

    Pension Wise will not cover Lifetime Isa or auto-enrolment

    Minister responds to questions about extending free guidance service.

  2. RLAM’s Trevor Greetham criticises govt pension policy
    Multi-Asset Funds| May 19, 2016

    RLAM’s Trevor Greetham criticises govt pension policy

    Head of multi-asset says people who invest in Isas should use the same principles as a pensions wrapper.

  3. Industry blocks Treasury plans to scrap Lisa penalty
    May 11, 2016

    Industry blocks Treasury plans to scrap Lisa penalty

    Treasury in talks to allow access to Lifetime Isa funds for events such as divorce or bankruptcy, without savers facing the 5 per cent early...

  4. Pensions Update - May 2016
    From Our Publications| May 09, 2016

    Pensions Update - May 2016

    Low-yield climate and pensions shift forge multi-asset appetite.

  5. May 05, 2016

    Mystery Shopper: Portsmouth

    Each week the mystery shopper seeks advice from independent and tied advisers in the UK. The aim is to find out whether advisers are delivering the...

  6. P2P providers berate advisers’ aversion to sector
    Alternative Investments| May 05, 2016

    P2P providers berate advisers’ aversion to sector

    Providers say time allocated to engage advisers has so far been unproductive.

  7. ABI warns Pension Isa could return
    From Pensions| Apr 28, 2016

    ABI warns Pension Isa could return

    Association of British Insurers and ex-pensions minister debate whether the Lifetime Isa is being used to trial the Pension Isa.

  8. Lifetime Isa penalty exposes flawed govt thinking: Webb
    From Pensions| Apr 27, 2016

    Lifetime Isa penalty exposes flawed govt thinking: Webb

    Exit charges have been removed for workplace pensions while the government’s new Lifetime Isa comes with a 5 per cent penalty.

  9. Pensions ‘fire sale’ blamed for Isa fund slump
    Economic Indicators| Apr 26, 2016

    Pensions ‘fire sale’ blamed for Isa fund slump

    Clients with constrained budgets would have chosen to allocate money to a pension instead of Isas.

  10. Academic demands more than politics to boost savings
    Apr 26, 2016

    Academic demands more than politics to boost savings

    Professor Sharon Collard says the industry needs to win over “hearts and minds” if it wants to encourage saving.

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