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Should I invest a lump sum, or split my money across the tax year?

18th May 2023 11:08

by the interactive investor team from interactive investor

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As ever, the answers given in our question time episodes are not personal recommendations to buy or sell any financial instrument or product, or to adopt any investment strategy.

Should I invest a large lump sum, or split it up and invest it across the tax year? Is it sensible to switch to an income fund share class to provide retirement income? How risky is it to consolidate my investments? Kyle is joined by Alice Guy, head of pensions and savings at interactive investor, to tackle these topics plus LISAs and Scottish Mortgage (LSE:SMT).

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