Tag Archives: ISA

Crowdfunding IFISA Providers Face ‘First World Problems’

The crowdfunding industry is facing what some term “First World Problems”. In other words, the future is warm and bright for the industry and consumer alike – and the major difficulty is how to make the best of a good situation. In concrete financial terms, the Innovative Finance Individual Savings Account (IFISA), which will be […]

Autumn Statement Predictions: Steady As She Goes For ISAs

Ahead of this afternoon’s Autumn Statement, ThisIsMoney carries a series of predictions. It flags tax-credit changes as likely, but expects little or no change to Individual Savings Accounts (ISAs) or Innovative Finance ISAs. “There is unlikely to be much in the way of exciting announcements regarding savings – but the Chancellor is known to pull […]

Innovative Finance ISA Will Prove Popular With Investors

Almost half of everyday investors would consider investing in peer-to-peer when the Innovative Finance ISA launches next April, reports the Western Morning News. The newspaper highlights industry research indicating “that the new ISA will expand the market by as much as a third (33 per cent) as investors seek to utilise the tax advantages available […]

Escape ‘Zombie’ ISA Accounts, Says Independent

The Independent heralds what we all hope will be a new era for savers and investors – and the small and medium-sized companies who are deploying thie capital to grow the British economy. Personal finance editor Simon Read writes: “Is peer-to-peer lending set to crash into the mainstream with a bang next year? “That’s the […]

Please, Sir, Can We Have Some More?

There’s movement ahead as peer-to-peer (P2P) loans become accepted as mainstream assets capable of being held in an Indiovidual Savings Account (ISA) wth all the tax-benefits. Our friends at Citywire report: “HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has provided a boost to investment trusts focused on peer-to-peer lending by allowing savers to hold them in their […]