≡ Menu

Commentary

Asset prices will probably move when central banks start cutting rates in earnest. Are you ready?

{ 19 comments }

Some of today’s eccentrics will be tomorrow’s mainstream punters…

{ 30 comments }

Blind Date for Investors

How do you find the investment strategy that you can stick with for life? Not like this I hope.

{ 21 comments }

Correcting market failure [Members]

The UK stock market has been on the ropes for ages. Clambering to its feet as the referee counts “six! seven!”… …only to get sucker-punched by the next political own goal, pandemic, or inflation scare. Global capital has been pulling money out of UK equities ever since that vote in 2016. British indices have been [...]

{ 34 comments }

You’ve been crying out for a UK ISA, right? I mean, even the investing platforms said they didn’t want one but somebody must have asked for it. Perhaps it was you? Well, you and Chancellor Jeremy Hunt, who presumably wanted another bone to throw to the electorate. And so the Dad’s Army ISA has marched [...]

{ 100 comments }

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

{ 61 comments }

The Big Shrug: our movie pitch

Imagine if we fluffed our elevator pitch for The Big Short meets Monevator…

{ 21 comments }

Has your pension just become the ultimate estate planning vehicle for the wealthy masses?

{ 91 comments }

Genuinely exciting developments today in the typically somnolent world of pensions. Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has announced he’s scrapping the Lifetime Allowance for Pensions. Hunt is also significantly increasing the pension annual allowances. As per Hunt’s 2023 Spring Budget: The government will remove the Lifetime Allowance charge from 6 April 2023, before fully abolishing the Lifetime [...]

{ 135 comments }

Why your broker is happy for you to leave a big chunk of your portfolio lying around in cash…

{ 18 comments }

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.

{ 78 comments }

The aftermath of the September Mini Budget was chaotic. But already almost all of the damage has been washed away.

{ 11 comments }

The Bank of England governor is going to raise interest rates and put millions out of work… but it’s all in a good cause.

{ 35 comments }

Entertaining documentary about the GameStop saga or disturbing sign of how warped society is getting?

{ 18 comments }

After decades of working in financial markets I just can’t think of GBP as real money at all.

{ 41 comments }

Our new passive investing guide will tell you why you should use index funds, and how to build a portfolio with them.

{ 20 comments }