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The annual ISA allowance is £20,000 – across both cash and stocks and shares ISAs. But the details can be confusing…

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High inflation can be murderous for equities and bond returns. But it’s more complicated than that.

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The average Russian is paying a heavy price for their country’s misadventures…

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And you thought the pandemic kept you up at night. A wave of high inflation is engulfing the UK economy, with January’s 5.5% CPI inflation measure the highest for 30 years. Few will sleep easily as the cost of living soars. It’s enough to send you back into social isolation to avoid paying higher prices: [...]

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Quantitative tightening and you

What is quantitative tightening? Why are bond funds falling? Should you alter your portfolio before the Bank of England further raises rates and soaring inflation sends you to the soup kitchen? All good questions that we’re hearing from Monevator readers every day. So let’s have a primer on what’s going on with central banks, rates, [...]

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Inflation is right up your street

Inflation has been a very different experience throughout history, which may colour our responses today.

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The platforms would have you believe nearly anyone can become an ISA millionaire. What do you think?

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Capital gains tax on shares

Tax is a persistent pain when investing, slicing away at your hard-gotten gains. Here’s how to defuse future headaches when it comes to CGT.

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As Bitcoin gets bigger and more widely accepted, should it become part of your asset allocation?

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If you want financial freedom, you have to be free to lose money…

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Stonking gains, hedge fund pains

Retail investors are driving up the price of heavily shorted stocks and getting rich, while hedge funds are hit sideways…

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The Covid-19 vaccination campaign underway in Israel is showing early signs of a way out of this nightmare for the world…

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As Interactive Investor hunts down rival share dealing platform EQi, we wonder if these mergers could hurt private investors?

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These five exotic or sector tracking ETFs are guaranteed to make headlines, though probably not any money…

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Retail platforms keep breaking on the market’s busiest days…

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The miracle of compound interest could really work some magic if we all became centenarians…

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