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The new Lifetime ISA

Tuesday, 20 September 2016

The "Lifetime ISA", or LISA, was announced by the government as a way of encouraging more people to save. It is an odd beast, with a 25% government bonus on all savings put in before age 50, and a £4 ...


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Concerns over "lifestyled" pension funds

Friday, 9 September 2016

What's the story? Which?, the consumer group, said that millions of pension savers could be left with thousands of pounds less in retirement because their money is invested in a “lifestyle” fund. ...


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First time buyer mortgages

Monday, 29 August 2016

The BBC recently ran an article reporting on estimates by Shelter, the housing charity. Shelter believes that first time buyers in London will need a salary of £106,000 by 2020, to get on the housing ...


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Bank of mum and dad in demand

Sunday, 31 July 2016

News update: The bank of mum and dad, or other relatives, is coming under increased pressure to lend! The government's housing survey shows that last year 27% of first time buyers relied on friends o ...


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Property funds cut their unit prices

Sunday, 3 July 2016

Property funds are a valuable part of an investment portfolio. They invest directly in office, commercial and retail buildings and benefit from the rental income and capital growth those buildings pro ...


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Fancy a gold bar in your pension?

Thursday, 9 June 2016

The Royal mint are now offering people with a self-invested personal pension (SIPP) the opportunity to buy gold bars weighing 100g or 1kg, and hold them in their pension fund. The actual gold will be ...


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