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Investments

Investing money needs careful consideration and you need to be absolutely sure of the risks involved. This section provides generic information on different types of saving & investment. You should seek advice appropriate to your specific circumstances prior to making any decisions.


There are many different asset-backed investments open to the individual investor. Each type has own specific risks, benefits and taxation treatment.
This at-a-glance guide is intended to give you a quick snapshot of a range of different investment vehicles available.
A platform brings together your investments and pensions online, allowing you to view them in one place – a bit like online banking.
Under the so-called 'New ISA' (or NISA), Cash ISAs and Stocks and Shares ISAs have effectively been merged, with the overall combined limit in 2018/19 at £20,000.
There are various deposit-based investment vehicles available in the marketplace. Many customers will have money on deposit either with a bank or building society.

Personal Finance

I am looking for a savings bond for my parents.
Former cab driver Perry Wilson, 56, on his move to Prague and plans for building up a nest egg
A woman who believed she was securing a home to help her “frail” parents ended up losing £5,500 from her savings to a fraudster posing as a property management agent.