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Fixed Income| Dec 15, 2014

Industry critical of new gov’t pensioner bond

Commentators predict rush to take up higher interest paying bonds upon January launch.

Dec 04, 2014

FSCS blamed over loss of pension tax relief

Scheme criticised for not making the tax implications of its payments clear to Arch Cru claimants

Dec 03, 2014

P2P platforms get relief in Autumn Statement

Package of measures to remove barriers to peer to peer growth from regulation and tax rules.

From Pensions| Nov 19, 2014

‘McDonalds Diploma’ MP to launch digital guidance service

Mark Hoban promises service ‘will not step on IFAs’ toes’, as it will not provide detailed advice

Property| Nov 17, 2014

Scottish residential property fund targets advisers

Fund available through Sipps, Isas and Junior Isas with a minimum investment of £1,000.

Nov 13, 2014

FCA concerned with asset managers’ service: JP Morgan

Head of UK funds business at JPMorgan Asset Management reveals questions are being asked by regulator about service.

Analysis & Opinion

Dec 15, 2014

Snapshot: Standard practice for Sipp investing

Pensions reforms have been received as positive news for many savers.

Low expectations but some good treats for Isa investors

Dec 03, 2014

Low expectations but some good treats for Isa investors

Expectations of further radical changes to savings and investment schemes were frankly low.

Whispa it loudly

Nov 20, 2014

Whispa it loudly

A workplace Isa would be the ideal vehicle for getting young people into the savings habit

Nov 12, 2014

Funding the future

A future pensioner looks forward with trepidation

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Adviser Guides

Guide to Child Trust Funds and Junior Isas

Child trust funds were introduced with much fanfare by the New Labour government.

Special Reports

Pensions and Investments – September 2014

Product providers are targeting a pensions industry now in flux.

FTAdviser Blog

Beam me up Tisa: Savings, the final frontier

I hate Barclays Starship Enterprise approach to bank branches but they spoke sense about saving for the future.

Adviser Guides

Guide to New Isas

More than perhaps ever before, it is vital for advisers to choose an Isa wisely to ensure their clients do not miss out.

Recent Articles
  1. Guide to Child Trust Funds and Junior Isas
    From Training| Nov 20, 2014

    Guide to Child Trust Funds and Junior Isas

    Child trust funds were introduced with much fanfare by the New Labour government.

  2. Beam me up Tisa: Savings, the final frontier
    FTAdviser Blog| Nov 13, 2014

    Beam me up Tisa: Savings, the final frontier

    I hate Barclays Starship Enterprise approach to bank branches but they spoke sense about saving for the future.

  3. Foreign retail banks are no saints
    Nov 12, 2014

    Foreign retail banks are no saints

    As the UK continues to reimburse customers and fine banks for mis-selling scandals, victims of dodgy dealing abroad are not always as lucky

  4. Hoban pledges digital service for those priced out of advice
    From Pensions| Nov 12, 2014

    Hoban pledges digital service for those priced out of advice

    ‘Retirement savings service’ will help people on lower to middle incomes and will not step on toes of IFAs.

  5. Tisa to unveil plans to reverse savings shortfall
    Nov 12, 2014

    Tisa to unveil plans to reverse savings shortfall

    Trade body has been in talks with HM Treasury, MPs and FCA about kick starting a saving habit.

  6. Junior Isas debate is worst example of our profession

    Does anybody know anyone who actually uses Junior Isas?

  7. A third have less than a month’s income in savings
    Nov 07, 2014

    A third have less than a month’s income in savings

    Despite the continued economic improvement, savings levels remain low.

  8. Research reveals Junior Isa confusion
    Oct 29, 2014

    Research reveals Junior Isa confusion

    The research also found 14 per cent of parents correctly think only ‘children who meet certain requirements’ are allowed a junior Isa.

  9. Oct 23, 2014

    Skipton increases savings rates

    Three-year fixed rate Isas rise to 2.2 per cent and one-year fixed-rate bond to 1.5 per cent

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