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Investors switching brokers face wait of up to five months

By Katie Morley , 14 April 2014

Savvy investors switching to the cheapest broker are being forced to endure agonisingly long waiting periods, during which time their investments cannot be traded

Can I use flexible drawdown to boost my wife’s pension?

An IC reader has spotted a way that he and his wife can boost their investments and save on tax

Would you be better off buying extra state pension or investing?

From April 2016, those over age 65 will be able to buy up to £25 a week in extra state pension. We look at whether you'd be better off investing the money in the stock market instead.

Building a high growth Isa

Our reader is aiming for high capital growth but should try to avoid incurring high fees


BUDGET 2014: New £15,000 Isa limit

New Isa rules mean stocks and shares investors can invest in cash, retail bonds and, eventually, peer-to-peer loans.

Consequences of the ‘Lamborghini’ pension

From April 2015 pension investors will be able to withdraw their money in retirement as they wish. But the government should have consulted on the consequences of this rule change


The property recovery is only just beginning

Don't be fooled by expensive-looking shares: there's still value in regional property companies

Last minute Isa investing tips

Your annual individual savings allowance expires on Saturday 5 April. But if you feel the urge to panic buy, here are some tips to calm your thinking.

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