Peer-to-peer ISA offering 4.7% interest is rolled out – but beware of the risks
Savers can earn a tempting 4.7% tax-free on a five-year innovative finance ISA
10 February 2017
Lifetime ISA withdrawal penalty scrapped for 2017/18
Savers using the Lifetime ISA won't be charged the 25% penalty in the scheme's first year
14 December 2016
Savers to be warned of risks before opening a Lifetime ISA
Anyone wanting to open a Lifetime ISA will first be made fully aware of how the product works, under FCA proposals
16 November 2016
Lifetime ISA on track for April 2017 launch
The Government is sticking by previous proposals to launch a Lifetime ISA in April 2017
7 September 2016
Savers could get texts or email alerts when rates drop
Digital reminders about interest rate changes have been given the thumbs up by consumers
19 July 2016
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Many accounts pay a pittance – urgently shift to boost interest
22 June 2016
Halifax slashes Help to Buy ISA rate for new customers
Halifax has cut the interest rate of its Help to Buy ISA from 4% to 2.5% for new customers
3 May 2016
Major peer-to-peer lenders still months off unveiling Innovative Finance ISAs amid approval backlog
Only two peer-to-peer lending platforms out of 94 are currently able to offer the new Innovative Finance ISA
8 April 2016
All savings now to be paid tax-free
The personal savings allowance has launched so most people's money's now in the wrong place – shift it to boost interest
6 April 2016
Budget 2016: Lifetime ISA to launch with 25% state bonus for the under-40s
A new lifetime ISA for the under-40s will pay savers a 25% bonus on up to £4,000 saved per tax year
16 March 2016
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25 January 2021People who need to complete a self-assessment tax return won't be fined if they file online by 28 February – a month after the original deadline of 31 January. But penalties will still be levied if you don't pay your tax bill by this month's deadline as planned
Debenhams to close all 118 UK stores for good as Boohoo buys brand and website - what it means for shoppers25 January 2021Debenhams is set to disappear from the high street with all 118 of its remaining UK branches to close for good as online fashion retailer Boohoo buys the brand and website for £55 million. Here's what the move means for shoppers, including those with gift cards
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25 January 2021Nectar cardholders will be able to exchange loyalty points for Avios from next week, which they can then use to get travel-related perks. It comes after Avios ended a similar partnership with Tesco's Clubcard scheme earlier this week
25 January 2021If you're one of the millions of taxpayers still to file their online self-assessment tax return, you've a month until the deadline. Most self-employed workers whose finances have been hit by coronavirus also have just over four weeks left to make any delayed so-called payments 'on account'
11 January 2021If you started university between 1998 and 2012, or since then in Scotland and Northern Ireland, you'll have a Plan 1 student loan. While much is written about whether those with savings should overpay the current English Plan 2 student loans, there's little out there about Plan 1. I wanted to change that, so here's a video explaining how to decide...
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