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Savers set to make the most of new ISA rules

Regular UK savers plan to utilise the government’s new ISA rules from 1st July, but those choosing cash ISAs still outweigh stocks and shares, according to research from HSBC.

Four picks for your Stocks and Shares ISA extra allowance

Helal Miah, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, picks five stocks investors may consider to invest their extra allowance in and explains what they have to offer.

Wind powers market-beating 7.5% for canny crowdfunders

People looking to get a better return on their money can take advantage of one of the biggest opportunities to profit from the growth in clean energy in the UK to date, with a loan-based crowdfund from Trillion Fund, the renewable energy crowdfunding platform.

Savers can beat the tax man with an ISA

Whether you’re saving for a home, a new car, a rainy day or some other reason, putting some money aside on a regular basis is often a good idea.

Become a NISA millionaire in just 25 years

The new ISA allowance coming into force on 1st July means that savers could become ‘NISA millionaires’ in fewer years than ever before.

Leeds sees strong demand for competitive five year savings bond

Leeds Building Society is seeing strong demand for its five year income bond, with a competitive fixed rate of 2.85% gross/AER.

Skipton continues to lead the way on NISAs

Skipton Building Society is continuing to lead the way in making sure its customers are fully aware of the new ISA entitlements that come into effect from 1 July.

Fixed income investors cannot be as passive in the near future, say Schroders

Investors in fixed income cannot be as passive in the coming years as they could be throughout 2012 and 2013 according to Gareth Isaac, co-manager of the Schroder Strategic Bond Fund.

Change in strategy could see Mulberry appeal to the contrarian investor

As Mulberry reports full year results Helal Miah, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, explains what they mean for investors.

12.5 million paying “too much tax” on savings and investments

More than one in every four adults in the UK (26%) are paying too much tax on savings and investments, says financial services provider NFU Mutual.

All eyes on Brazil

As all eyes turn to Brazil this week for the World Cup kick off, Threadneedle’s Latin America fund manager Daniel Isidori reflects on the current pressures the country is facing and his portfolio positioning in Brazilian stocks:

Investors advised to ‘hold’ as outlook for Johnson Matthey remains cautious

As Johnson Matthey updates the market Graham Spooner, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, explains what it means for investors.

New market-leading bond from Leeds Building Society for shorter-term savers

An 18 month fixed rate savings bond with a market-leading rate of 2% has been launched by Leeds Building Society.

Tesco Q1 figures likely to leave a sour taste for investors

Helal Miah, investment research analyst at The Share Centre, authors of the Profit Watch UK report, comments on Q1 results from Tesco:

Skipton refreshes popular fixed rate ISA and e-bond range

Skipton Building Society has launched a new Fixed Rate ISA range which sees interest rates increase on its three year products.