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ISA Guides

We've collated our most popular and most recently-published ISA guides in one place for you. Designed to help you through the basics as well as more complicated issues, browse our entire back catalogue below.

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Our most popular ISA guides

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How do ISA transfers work?

Using an ISA transfer is important as its the only way to retain the tax-free status of your funds. Our helpful guide explains what you should know before you transfer.

Using an ISA transfer is the only way to retain the tax-free status of your funds. Our helpful guide explains what you should know before you transfer.

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The rules on inheriting ISAs

Did you know that you can inherit your spouse's/civil partner's ISA savings? This guide explains the rules on inheriting ISAs and the important things you need to know.

What you need to know about claiming and investing an inherited ISA, and retaining its tax-free status.

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What is a Trust Account?

A trust is where money or other assets are held on behalf of somebody else (known as a beneficiary). The beneficiary could be a child, an adult who lacks capacity to manage their own affairs or an organisation. Read our guide to find out more about trust accounts.

A trust is where money or other assets are held on behalf of somebody else. Our guide explains more.

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Should I invest in an ISA or my pension?

Although rules around when and how we can take our pensions are more flexible now, the complexity of the market can make decisions difficult.

Although rules around when and how we can take our pensions are more flexible now, the complexity of the market can make decisions difficult.

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UK inflation explained - and how to deal with it

Whether you are looking to invest for your future, save for retirement, or find your perfect mortgage you have probably come across a term called inflation. With its widening effect, it is important to understand what inflation is, why it is necessary, and how it affects the economy.

Whether you are looking to invest for your future, save for retirement, or find your perfect mortgage you have probably come across a term called inflation.

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2023-24 ISA allowance guide

ISAs have restrictions on how much you can put in each tax year and when you’re allowed to open a new account versus move your funds. To help, we’ve gathered together information on the 2023/24 tax year’s ISA allowance, as well as many other important taxation considerations.

Download our complete guide to the ISA allowance for 2023/24. Restrictions, how to move accounts and taxation considerations.

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Are bonds better than ISAs?

We look back at the market since 2016 and give an overview of why fixed rate cash ISA and fixed rate bond rates differ. Read our guide explore the pros and cons of each.

We look back at the market since 2016 and give an overview of why fixed rate cash ISA and fixed rate bond rates differ. Read our guide to find out more.

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What is ISA season and why does it matter for your savings?

Heading into spring, you may hear the phrase ‘ISA season’ being used by the financial press. But what is ISA season? And why does it matter to you?

Heading into spring, you may hear the phrase ‘ISA season’ being used by the financial press. But what is ISA season, and why does it matter to you?

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All our ISA guides

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Investment glossary

Investing can be a complicated topic that sees a lot of specialised terms thrown around. If you’re unclear of what your adviser is talking about, read our guide.

Investing can be a complicated topic that sees a lot of specialised terms thrown around. If you’re unclear of what your adviser is talking about, read our guide

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What is ISA season and why does it matter for your savings?

Heading into spring, you may hear the phrase ‘ISA season’ being used by the financial press. But what is ISA season? And why does it matter to you?

Heading into spring, you may hear the phrase ‘ISA season’ being used by the financial press. But what is ISA season, and why does it matter to you?

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2023-24 ISA allowance guide

ISAs have restrictions on how much you can put in each tax year and when you’re allowed to open a new account versus move your funds. To help, we’ve gathered together information on the 2023/24 tax year’s ISA allowance, as well as many other important taxation considerations.

Download our complete guide to the ISA allowance for 2023/24. Restrictions, how to move accounts and taxation considerations.

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How do ISA transfers work?

Using an ISA transfer is important as its the only way to retain the tax-free status of your funds. Our helpful guide explains what you should know before you transfer.

Using an ISA transfer is the only way to retain the tax-free status of your funds. Our helpful guide explains what you should know before you transfer.

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The rules on inheriting ISAs

Did you know that you can inherit your spouse's/civil partner's ISA savings? This guide explains the rules on inheriting ISAs and the important things you need to know.

What you need to know about claiming and investing an inherited ISA, and retaining its tax-free status.

Read More
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What is a Trust Account?

A trust is where money or other assets are held on behalf of somebody else (known as a beneficiary). The beneficiary could be a child, an adult who lacks capacity to manage their own affairs or an organisation. Read our guide to find out more about trust accounts.

A trust is where money or other assets are held on behalf of somebody else. Our guide explains more.

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What is Shari’ah-compliant banking, and how does it affect your personal finances?

From expected profit rate to home purchase plans, there are a number of terms you will have to know if you are to consider a provider which complies with Islamic banking principles. Also known as Shari’ah-compliant banking, we explain below how this works.

From expected profit rate to home purchase plans, there are a number of terms to consider when using an Islamic banking provider.

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UK base rate explained - and how to respond to changes

Eight times a year, the Bank of England’s (BoE) Monetary Policy Committee meets to decide the UK’s base rate. When this happens mortgage and savings rates will feel the impact, affecting consumers across the board. Below we have explained what the BoE’s base rate means and how it affects you.

We have explained what the Bank of England’s base rate means and how it affects you.

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