Savers set to cash in on changes to Isa transfers

SAVERS are set to earn millions in extra interest from their cash Isas after the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) ordered providers to improve their transfer processes.

Consumers make 'super complaint' over Isas

A CONSUMER group is today making a "super-complaint" to the Office of Fair Trading over alleged failings in the individual savings account (Isa) market that cost savers up to £3 billion a year.

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Market turbulence no reason to miss out on investment

Deadline looming to make most of an Isa

Blindness over ISA rules

A PHENONEMON being described as "ISA blindness" means many in Scotland could lose out on tax advantages this year.

ISA slump on interest rate hike

HIGHER interest rates appear to be taking their toll on investments as net sales of individual savings accounts (ISAs) slumped by some 71 per cent last month.

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Call to raise ISA savings ceiling

ISAs look nicer for investors

THE popularity of Individual Savings Accounts (ISAs) surged during 2005 with balances rising by a third to almost £200 billion, it emerged today.

Not in the market for an ISA? You should be

WITH just over three weeks to go until the tax-year end, savers should be looking to make the most of their tax-free individual savings account (ISA) allowance.

Ministers urged to back ISAs past 2010

SEVEN out of ten people want the government to extend its commitment to individual savings accounts (ISAs) beyond 2010 to encourage more people to save.

ISA sales ready to rocket

APRIL - and the start of a new tax year - is less than two months away, and this year's individual savings account (ISA) season is set for lift-off.

ISA sales halved in 12 months

SALES of individual savings accounts (ISAs) have plummeted more than 50 per cent in the past 12 months, despite an £80million surge in the last five days of the tax year.

ISA would be £510m nicer, says bank

THE Clydesdale Bank claims that new figures show savers in the Capital could be missing out on a windfall of £510 million by choosing to ignore Individual Savings Accounts (ISAs).

No excuse to wait and see on Isas any longer

NERVOUSNESS about putting a toe back in the stock market and concerns about the future of Isa tax breaks are leading investors to make the mistake of taking a "wait and see" approach to investment.

Many happy returns for retirement years

WHAT most people want in retirement is obvious: a low-risk, consistently performing investment which provides an income above inflation along with the chance of some capital appreciation. An Isa product that does just that is available - even at a time when interest rates are low and the stock market is flat.

Pedigree should help you pick a winner

MANY people would like to invest in stocks and shares through an individual savings account. And it appears that the corner may have been turned when it comes to performance of this type of investment.

Sales of ISAs still subdued as figures show 1% rise

SALES of individual saving accounts (ISAs) returned to positive territory last month, though the subdued trend of recent months continued, new figures have shown.

How Brown's tax changes torpedoed ISAs

NEWS that September saw the first ever net outflow from equity Individual Savings Accounts (ISAs) marks a dramatic reversal of fortune for what was once one of the most popular savings products in Britain.

ISA on a downer

MORE money is flowing out of investment ISAs than being put in for the first time since their creation in April 1999. The net outflow of £23.5 million in September followed the lowest recorded inflow of £25m in August.

Building societies come out top of mini-cash ISA league

INVESTORS who opted for a building society to place their individual savings account (ISA) in the last tax year are sitting on the top returns.

Cut in ISA allowance hits potential sales

PLANS by the government to reduce the investment limit on individual savings accounts (ISAs) have been greeted with dismay.

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