2021: six months down…

The first six months of 2021 have been rewarding for investors, but the next six are uncertain. Index 2021 Change FTSE 100 +8.93% FTSE All-Share +9.21% Dow Jones Industrial +12.73% Standard & Poor’s 500 +14.41% Nikkei 225 +4.91% Euro Stoxx … Continue reading

The wrong type of ISA?

New statistics from HMRC show over £300bn invested in cash ISAs. Source: HMRC. One of the many knock-on effects of the pandemic has been that HMRC’s annual updating of statistics has suffered delays. As a result, details of ISA subscriptions … Continue reading

The £9 billion Child Trust Funds backwater

Over £9 billion was invested in Child Trust Funds (CTFs) as of April 2020, according to new HMRC data. If you have a child or grandchild born between 1 September 2002 and 2 January 2011, they were almost certainly the … Continue reading

What is an adequate retirement income?

A leading pension think tank has examined this question – but the findings aren’t straightforward. Over the years, there has been much focus on the tax treatment of pensions and ways to encourage greater saving for retirement. Arguably, there has … Continue reading

Nurture Summer 2021

Welcome to the Summer edition of our newsletter

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