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The £17,000 difference fees can have on an ISA
Friday 23 February 2024 - 10:27
Data reveals the astonishing compounding effect of platform charges.

£1m needed for comfortable retirement in 40 years
Monday 19 February 2024 - 13:51
Inflation raises the burden, new research from interactive investor shows.

UK inflation rate unchanged
Wednesday 14 February 2024 - 07:44
No change in the headline rate is good news, but the path back to normal remains a winding one, says Myron Jobson.

The £187,000 extra cost of being single in retirement
Tuesday 13 February 2024 - 15:36
Figure revealed in new research by interactive investor.

What could an income tax cut look like?
Tuesday 13 February 2024 - 12:23
interactive investor calculations show middle earners could save over £400 a year, but fiscal drag dilutes the uplift.

ISA millionaires at ii jump to record 1,001
Monday 12 February 2024 - 09:59
The not-so-secret sauce to becoming an ISA millionaire: time, patience and investment compounding.

Income needed for a moderate retirement increases 38% from 2022
Wednesday 7 February 2024 - 08:00
Alice Guy, interactive investor's head of pensions and savings, comments on the PLSA Retirement Living Standards for 2023-24.

Busiest-ever January at ii for Bed & ISA applications
Tuesday 6 February 2024 - 09:21
Tax efficiency is likely to be front of mind as further cuts to the capital gains and dividend tax allowances loom, says interactive investor.

Most-bought investments: January 2024
Thursday 1 February 2024 - 15:58
AI excitement carries into the new year as US tech continues to dominate.

Interest rates held at 5.25%
Thursday 1 February 2024 - 12:14
The Bank of England needs to see more good data – but interest rate cut remains a question of when, and not if.

The impact of childbearing on pension wealth
Thursday 1 February 2024 - 10:44
Our head of pensions and savings comments on childbearing statistics, and the knock-on impact on pension saving.

ISA season: ‘compound interest is a powerful ally to investors’
Tuesday 30 January 2024 - 10:53
Our calculations highlight the power of compound interest over the long term, with the ‘investment tipping’ point achieved after 26 years of contributions.

Interactive investor launches three-day fee-free trading offer on US shares
Monday 29 January 2024 - 11:16
US earnings season investor buzz continues.

Interactive investor interest on cash balances from 1 February 2024
Thursday 25 January 2024 - 10:27
We explain the interest paid on customer cash balances in ISAs, SIPPs and trading accounts.

ii Private Investor Performance Index: Q4 2023
Monday 22 January 2024 - 13:33
Youngest investors biggest winners at the tail end of the year as average portfolio weighting to cash wanes.

UK inflation rose to 4% in December
Wednesday 17 January 2024 - 07:53
Latest reading serves as a stark reminder that the battle against high inflation is not yet won.

What’s the cost of a 100-year life?
Friday 12 January 2024 - 12:04
interactive investor calculates the cost based on the latest ONS life expectancy data.

Nine finance tips for Blue Monday
Friday 12 January 2024 - 13:11
Your financial position and mental health aren’t determined by a specific date in the year – but it pays to be money savvy.

NS&I Premium Bond prize rate cut
Thursday 11 January 2024 - 11:40
The cup runneth over for government-backed bank as top savings deals continue to drop like flies.

Third of higher-rate taxpayers could be missing out on thousands in pension tax relief
Tuesday 9 January 2024 - 14:06
Alice Guy, head of pensions and savings, shares the findings of an interactive investor flash poll.

Salary sacrifice could boost wealth by £41,000 by retirement
Thursday 4 January 2024 - 13:32
interactive investor calculations reveal how to save even more National Insurance through using salary sacrifice.

Cashback offers of up to £5K for SIPP and £1.5K for ISA and GIA accounts
Thursday 4 January 2024 - 10:14
interactive investor kicks off the new year helping investors gain control of their financial futures in 2024.

Most-bought investments: December 2023
Wednesday 3 January 2024 - 15:59
Fundsmith Equity drops further down fund bestsellers' list as income and global strategies show staying power.

Divorce Day: two-thirds of divorcees don’t discuss pensions as part of settlement
Tuesday 2 January 2024 - 10:04
The figure rises to three-quarters among women, interactive investor research finds.

Seven tips to save on tax and bolster wealth in 2024
Thursday 28 December 2023 - 10:50
Amid a shift in the personal finance landscape, Myron Jobson has some suggestions.

Bank of England holds rates at 5.25% again
Thursday 14 December 2023 - 12:11
But many households are still struggling to keep on top of the financial fallout from the 14 consecutive interest rate rises.

What were the investment trends on interactive investor in 2023?
Wednesday 13 December 2023 - 14:37
Gilts stage a comeback, with income, global and passive strategies proving popular amid market volatility.

State pension still falls £2,643 short of a basic retirement income
Wednesday 13 December 2023 - 07:01
interactive investor responds to IFS pensions review.

Most-bought investments: November 2023
Tuesday 5 December 2023 - 11:38
Scottish Mortgage is back on top, India steals the spotlight, and investors look for ‘jam today’.

‘No need to wait for ISA reform’
Tuesday 5 December 2023 - 09:43
Interactive investor urges investors to take control, do it themselves, and save thousands of pounds.

Don’t wait for ‘pot for life’ pension reform
Wednesday 29 November 2023 - 09:18
interactive investor reveals thousands are already transferring their pension.

Three investment ideas for Junior ISAs
Tuesday 28 November 2023 - 15:34
Junior ISA contributions spike in December, new interactive investor analysis shows.

Low earners to pay £401 more tax next year, despite NI cuts
Friday 24 November 2023 - 15:13
Our head of pensions and savings Alice Guy explains the impact of fiscal drag.

Roll up, roll up! Three Black Friday investment bargains
Tuesday 21 November 2023 - 16:14
interactive investor on how to benefit from current market volatility and the three investment trusts seemingly on the cheap.

3 key stats on taxes and the state pension to know ahead of the Autumn Statement
Monday 20 November 2023 - 15:42
interactive investor experts comment ahead of the chancellor's statement on Wednesday.

Interactive investor launches £200 SIPP cashback offer
Monday 20 November 2023 - 09:44
An early Christmas cracker for new customers.

Fiscal drag due to cost taxpayers up to £4,000 by 2027
Wednesday 15 November 2023 - 12:38
Research from interactive investor shows how frozen tax thresholds are costing us dear.

UK inflation falls sharply
Wednesday 15 November 2023 - 07:36
The light at the end of the cost-of-living tunnel is shining brighter, but challenges remain.

Cost of Christmas dinner rises despite falls in food inflation
Monday 13 November 2023 - 12:30
interactive investor analysis finds that the cost has risen by 11%, as it shares tips for saving money.

India vs China: the long-term investment case for emerging market nations
Thursday 9 November 2023 - 11:00
interactive investor's head of funds research Dzmitry Lipski comments.

King’s Speech: interactive investor comments
Tuesday 7 November 2023 - 12:13
The government set out its plans for future legislation today.

Are Brits really shy about money?
Tuesday 7 November 2023 - 09:57
interactive investor data suggests families and friends are talking investments and retirement.

Single-digit food inflation is ‘positive psychological milestone’
Tuesday 7 November 2023 - 09:35
Kantar data will make many Britons feel good about where prices are heading.

Interest rates unchanged, but a future rise is not ruled out
Thursday 2 November 2023 - 12:08
Interactive investor comments on the Bank of England interest rates decision.

Most-bought investments: October 2023
Thursday 2 November 2023 - 09:08
Scottish Mortgage and Fundsmith Equity dethroned as income strategies gain momentum.

Interest rate hold on the cards as past hikes filter through to finances
Tuesday 31 October 2023 - 12:19
interactive investor's Myron Jobson comments.

NS&I one-year fixed rate savings accounts pays dividends for bank
Monday 30 October 2023 - 10:34
interactive investor comments on the latest Bank of England Money and Credit report.

One in 12 lost money to a financial scam in the past three years
Wednesday 25 October 2023 - 10:33
interactive investor's Myron Jobson comments on a UK Finance fraud report and ii research.

Autumn Statement: ii outlines five recommendations to better support investors
Friday 20 October 2023 - 11:34
Our recommendations include simplifying ISAs and enabling fractional shares.

Great British Retirement Survey 2023: out now
Thursday 19 October 2023 - 07:35
Financially exhausted but ready for a pick-me-up as the nation starts to talk about retirement savings.

State pension: £2,600 shortfall expected for basic retirement income
Wednesday 18 October 2023 - 14:03
Alice Guy, our head of pensions and savings, shares interactive investor calculations.

Inflation remains stubborn at 6.7%
Wednesday 18 October 2023 - 08:23
The path towards fully wrangling inflation remains an uncertain and bumpy one.

‘Pension Essentials’ launched by interactive investor
Monday 16 October 2023 - 09:17
interactive investor cements mass market appeal with launch of market-leading ‘Pension Essentials’, for just £5.99 per month.

ii Private Investor Performance Index: Q3 2023
Thursday 12 October 2023 - 09:29
Bonds are added to the ii index as investors go hunting for yields, while active global funds still take top spot.

NS&I withdraws market-leading savings products
Friday 6 October 2023 - 10:32
interactive investor comments on the move by the government-backed bank.

Good Money Week 2023: investors back sustainable investments long term
Wednesday 4 October 2023 - 13:06
Despite recent shakiness, private investors are not giving up on sustainable investing, according to interactive investor data.

£114 gap in women’s pension contributions a month and £169 gap for middle-aged
Tuesday 3 October 2023 - 14:25
interactive investor’s Alice Guy crunches the numbers on the gender pension gap.

Most-bought investments: September 2023
Tuesday 3 October 2023 - 11:59
Investors turn their attention to India, while tech titans and high-yielding picks are popular.

Join i and i as they travel around the UK, and on to our TV screens
Monday 2 October 2023 - 09:00
First TV advertising campaign for interactive investor introduces lovable robots that will help to give the public an ‘ii’ for investing.

Affordability sweet spot remains elusive for many house buyers
Monday 2 October 2023 - 07:49
interactive investor comments on the latest Nationwide House Price Index.

What needs to be done for a more inclusive financial system?
Friday 29 September 2023 - 14:00
FCA on extending financial inclusion: interactive investor’s Myron Jobson comments.

Mortgage approvals fall as buyers play waiting game
Friday 29 September 2023 - 10:22
interactive investor comments on the latest Bank of England Money & Credit report.

Pessimism over future of state pension triple lock revealed in poll
Thursday 28 September 2023 - 11:59
Two-thirds of investors want triple lock to stay this year, research shows.

Mind the ethnicity pension income chasm
Wednesday 27 September 2023 - 14:41
Asian pensioner households have £157 less each week than white households, new interactive investor research finds.

Pension withdrawals up 67% since 2020
Wednesday 27 September 2023 - 10:59
HMRC pensions data shows soaring lifetime allowance and annual allowance charges in 2022.

Fixer-upper properties seen as a pathway to home ownership
Wednesday 27 September 2023 - 09:04
interactive investor comments on the Halifax first-time buyers study and Rightmove.

Modernising the UK’s shareholding framework is not a ‘one and done’ exercise
Tuesday 26 September 2023 - 15:49
interactive investor responds to the Digitisation Taskforce interim report.

The ‘meme stock’ phenomenon over two years later
Tuesday 26 September 2023 - 11:06
interactive investor reflects following the release of ‘Dumb Money’.

‘Diversity without substance sells the illusion of inclusion’
Monday 25 September 2023 - 13:07
interactive investor comments on the FCA and PRA consultation on Diversity & Inclusion in the financial sector.

Retail sales improve modestly
Friday 22 September 2023 - 07:45
However, economic challenges could prompt shoppers to pump the brakes on spending, warns Myron Jobson.

Interest rates stay at 5.25%: what does it mean for personal finances?
Thursday 21 September 2023 - 12:43
interactive investor comments on what the pause in interest rate hikes means for savers and mortgage holders.

HMRC tax receipts/student loan interest receipts rise
Thursday 21 September 2023 - 11:50
interactive investor comments on the relentless march of fiscal drag taking its toll.

ii supports peer-learning movement Money Movers for a second year
Thursday 21 September 2023 - 10:07
The initiative aims to help more women begin and expand their investment journeys.

Pension emergency looming, with women and over-55s worst hit
Wednesday 20 September 2023 - 10:38
Alice Guy shares new research findings from interactive investor’s Show Me My Money 2023 pension report.

Fall in UK inflation to 6.7% could mean predicted rate rise is last for a while
Wednesday 20 September 2023 - 07:54
interactive investor comments on August's inflation reading ahead of tomorrow's Bank of England interest rate decision.

Super 60: two funds and one investment trust under review
Tuesday 19 September 2023 - 15:04
interactive investor shares an update on three investments within its rated list.

Private investor demand for fixed income hits new highs
Tuesday 19 September 2023 - 10:57
interactive investor comments one year on from the mini-budget fuelled market sell-off.

Working-age families have £4K gap in income compared to pensioner couples
Tuesday 19 September 2023 - 09:25
Alice Guy shares interactive investor calculations.

Interest rates preview: what a rise in the base rate could mean for personal finances
Tuesday 19 September 2023 - 09:19
On Thursday, the Bank of England could raise interest rates for the 15th time in a row. Myron Jobson considers the potential impact on mortgages and savings.

Child Trust Fund: 430,000 young adults urged to claim their cash
Monday 18 September 2023 - 12:52
The average account is worth £2,000.

Pension auto-enrolment changes could give £159K boost to young workers
Monday 18 September 2023 - 11:59
Alice Guy, our head of pensions and savings, comments on the new rules.

Waning public confidence in UK central bank’s ability to control inflation
Friday 15 September 2023 - 10:47
interactive investor comments on the Bank of England/Ipsos Inflation Attitudes Survey.

Are private investors bargain hunting?
Thursday 14 September 2023 - 10:17
With discounts at their widest levels since the global financial crisis, interactive investor looks at investment trust private investor trends.

28% of over-55s completely reliant on the state pension
Wednesday 13 September 2023 - 15:20
interactive investor shares new research ahead of ‘Show Me My Money 2023’ pension report.

State pension is worth £199,000
Wednesday 13 September 2023 - 13:39
interactive investor’s Alice Guy comments on the triple lock and state pension ‘jewel in the crown’.

Higher rates takes toll on demand for home loans
Tuesday 12 September 2023 - 11:25
Myron Jobson comments on the latest Bank of England Mortgage Lenders and Administrators statistics.

State pension to hit £11,501 in 2024
Tuesday 12 September 2023 - 07:50
8.5% wages growth locks in state pension rise, writes Alice Guy.

Search heats up for UK’s best money teachers
Monday 11 September 2023 - 10:22
interactive investor extends deadline for prestigious annual award.

How much do you need to save for retirement at 25, 30, 40 and 50?
Friday 8 September 2023 - 11:16
Interactive investor calculates what new pension savers need to save at different ages.

Lower proportion of over-50s in work than before Covid pandemic
Thursday 7 September 2023 - 14:25
Our head of pensions and savings Alice Guy examines new government data.

Under-25s more likely to be impersonation scam target
Thursday 7 September 2023 - 10:39
interactive investor comments on UK Finance research findings.

House prices see biggest annual decline since 2009
Thursday 7 September 2023 - 07:40
interactive investor comments on the latest Halifax House Price Index as affordability pressures continue to weigh on activity.

Most-bought investments: August 2023
Tuesday 5 September 2023 - 15:02
Investors are split on tech and look for stocks with capital growth potential as the hunt for income continues.

£240,000 extra pension wealth needed for a 100-year life
Monday 4 September 2023 - 12:17
interactive investor calculates the difference life expectancy can make to your pension needs.

Annual home values plunge to a new 14-year low
Friday 1 September 2023 - 07:43
interactive investor's Myron Jobson comments on the latest Nationwide House Price Index.

Significant fall in property transactions
Thursday 31 August 2023 - 10:32
HMRC property transactions data suggest spring/summer season proceeded not with a bang, but with a whimper amid affordability pressures.

Pension incomes up £100 per week in 20 years
Wednesday 30 August 2023 - 14:24
Richest fifth receive 20 times more workplace and private pension income than the poorest fifth, writes Alice Guy.

Mortgage affordability hurdle remains insurmountable
Wednesday 30 August 2023 - 10:29
ii comments on the latest Bank of England Money & Credit report.

Tax receipts data reveals scale of tax grab
Tuesday 22 August 2023 - 10:52
Income tax receipts soar more than wages (13.2%), IHT rises 10% from last year and students pay 94% more interest on student loans.

Final week to claim £1,248 Child Benefit next year
Monday 21 August 2023 - 16:39
Parents have a week to tell HMRC that their 16-year-old is continuing education or training to carry on receiving Child Benefit.

A comfortable retirement costs £4,200 more a year than in 2022
Monday 21 August 2023 - 15:24
Calculations from interactive investor reveal that it costs £69,000 more in total than in 2022.

ii comments on the persistence in consumer price inflation
Monday 21 August 2023 - 11:11
New methodology lays bare the extent of underlying inflation, which could reinforce the Bank of England’s approach to interest rates.

Cash has a place in our digital age
Friday 18 August 2023 - 10:21
New rules are vital to protect those who use notes and coins in their day-to-day lives.

ii comments on tax-free childcare statistics
Wednesday 17 August 2023 - 10:47
The scheme is a game-changer for eligible parents amid the cost-of-living squeeze – but uptake is still lower than original estimates.

ii comments on the latest ONS House Price Index
Wednesday 16 August 2023 - 10:30
Affordability squeeze keeps prices on a downward trend, but strong wage growth could be a soft landing for property values.

UK inflation falls to 6.8%
Wednesday 16 August 2023 - 08:04
Light at the end of the cost-of-living tunnel shines brighter, but the path back to normal remains a winding one.

University cost of living jumps by 8.7% in a year
Tuesday 15 August 2023 - 15:58
New interactive investor research sheds light on student inflation.

State pension could rise 8.2% to £11,469...
Tuesday 15 August 2023 - 10:54 record wage growth pushes cost of triple lock to £10 billion.

Interactive investor interest on cash balances from 1 September 2023
Friday 11 August 2023 - 07:03
We explain the interest paid on customer cash balances in ISAs, SIPPs and trading accounts.

State pension triple lock could cost £9bn in 2024 - £2bn more than forecast
Thursday 10 August 2023 - 15:40
New interactive investor calculations shed light on a costly financial commitment.

Mortgage stress at its highest level since 2008
Thursday 10 August 2023 - 11:02
interactive investor comments on UK Finance mortgage arrears and repossessions data.

What to expect from UK GDP figures on Friday
Wednesday 9 August 2023 - 11:49
June’s figures are likely to paint a rosier picture, with the economy so far managing to fend off a recession this year. But the second half of 2023 looks set to be more challenging.

Overpaying the mortgage or topping up your pension: which will make you richer?
Tuesday 8 August 2023 - 10:41
New interactive investor research examines which option will make you richer.

NS&I ups interest rates across variable products
Tuesday 8 August 2023 - 10:35
State-owned savings bank throws down the gauntlet to high street banks as it passes on rate rise.

Property prices displayed surprising resilience in July
Monday 7 August 2023 - 07:54
interactive investor reports on the latest Halifax House Price Index.

Bank of England carries out 14th consecutive rate hike
Thursday 3 August 2023 - 12:29
Our head of investment reports on the UK central bank's decision today and its impact on forecasts.

Most-bought investments: July 2023
Wednesday 2 August 2023 - 10:14
Investors spread their risk and go global.

Interest rates preview: what could a 14th rate hike mean for personal finances?
Tuesday 1 August 2023 - 16:26
interactive investor's Myron Jobson considers the impact on borrowing, savings and mortgages.

interactive investor hires Craig Rickman
Tuesday 1 August 2023 - 14:41
New personal finance editor joins interactive investor's award-winning editorial team.

Bank of England rate decision - what to expect on Thursday
Tuesday 1 August 2023 - 11:43
Our head of investment comments on the expected interest rate hike, inflation, and the possible market reaction.

Food inflation is falling, but bills are still a lot more than a year ago
Tuesday 1 August 2023 - 09:29
interactive investor comments on the latest BRC Shop Price Index.

House prices down, but not falling fast enough to offset high mortgage costs
Tuesday 1 August 2023 - 07:37
interactive investor comments on the latest Nationwide House Price Index.

SIPP cashback offer worth up to £3,000 extended
Monday 31 July 2023 - 12:34
interactive investor extends generous cashback offer into August.

City regulator unveils 14-point action plan on cash savings
Monday 31 July 2023 - 11:59
interactive investor comments on the FCA’s new plan to ensure banks are passing on interest rate rises to savers appropriately.

Borrowing hits five-year high in June – but all is not as it seems
Monday 31 July 2023 - 11:23
interactive investor comments on the latest Bank of England Money & Credit report.

interactive investor widens reach as best value provider
Monday 31 July 2023 - 07:24
interactive investor is cutting trading fees by a third.

Interest rates preview as market awaits Bank’s decision
Friday 28 July 2023 - 11:01
interactive investor also comments on HMRC monthly property transactions.

UK house price to income ratio underlines struggle facing homeowners
Thursday 27 July 2023 - 11:27
interactive investor comments on the latest ONS housing purchase affordability data.

Spend or invest Junior ISA funds at university?
Thursday 27 July 2023 - 09:02
A balance between short-term support amid ballooning costs with an eye on long-term financial goals is crucial.

IHT charge jumps by 17% in 2020-21 tax year
Wednesday 26 July 2023 - 12:06
The deep freeze in the tax threshold has dragged more and more households into the tax net.

Ofgem unveils new rules to improve customer service
Wednesday 26 July 2023 - 10:59
interactive investor comments on the announcement from the energy regulator.

ii sends open letter to UK plc
Monday 24 July 2023 - 09:48
It's time to shine a spotlight on shareholder communications and help spark engagement.

Pension tax changes to hit women and young families hardest
Friday 21 July 2023 - 14:18
interactive investor comments on proposed tax changes on inherited pensions.

Inheritance tax up 38% since 2020 and CGT up 84%
Friday 21 July 2023 - 11:00
New figures reveal huge tax grab, writes interactive investors Alice Guy.

Later ‘milestones’ from retiring to paying off the mortgage
Thursday 20 July 2023 - 13:20
Our head of pensions Alice Guy considers the knock-on impact on our wealth and retirement decisions.

Mortgage rates fall on inflation data
Thursday 20 July 2023 - 11:40
But UK property market remains turbulent, says interactive investor.

Poorest households walloped by inflation and higher taxes in 2022
Tuesday 18 July 2023 - 15:36
Poorest households saw 24% drop in post-tax income in real terms during 2022, while tax bills soared by 17%.

Income inequality ticks higher in the UK
Tuesday 18 July 2023 - 11:56
ONS data on the effects of taxes and benefits on UK households lays bare the widening chasm separating the haves from the have-nots.

Household spending soars by £9,161 since 2021
Tuesday 18 July 2023 - 10:00
Heightened mortgage costs the biggest contributing factor, new interactive investor research finds.

Understanding the gender tax gap
Monday 17 July 2023 - 12:40
Female pensioners face equivalent of 7p rise in income tax by 2028, while working women face equivalent of 6p rise due to frozen tax thresholds.

Pension Credit trial offers life-changing hope to poorer pensioners
Monday 17 July 2023 - 11:46
But more needs to be done, argues our head of pensions and savings Alice Guy.

FCA social media guidance revamp
Monday 17 July 2023 - 09:52
Sifting the wheat from the chaff is difficult for the uninitiated at present.

interactive investor launches major voting innovation on app
Monday 17 July 2023 - 09:49
Private investors get the ‘green light’ to vote as H1 voting numbers falter.

Rent burden highlighted in cost-of-living crisis
Friday 14 July 2023 - 15:14
The latest ONS data shows ethnic minorities and single parents are the worst hit.

NS&I ups savings rates again
Thursday 13 July 2023 - 10:23
Move could keep competition alive in the rest of the market.

Auto-enrolment changes could deliver £112K boost to your pension
Tuesday 11 July 2023 - 16:45
The changes could help close the 35% pensions gender gap.

Why collective defined contribution pensions aren't a magic bullet
Tuesday 11 July 2023 - 16:09
interactive investor's Alice Guy comments on collective CDCs.

State pension could see inflation-beating increase in 2024 as wages soar
Tuesday 11 July 2023 - 13:39
Timing of state pension changes may mean pensioners feel just a little bit richer next year. Our head of pensions and savings explains why.

Missed chance to tackle pension schemes offering poor value for money
Tuesday 11 July 2023 - 13:00
interactive investor comments on value for money response.

Mortgage rates hit 15-year high
Tuesday 11 July 2023 - 10:28
Rising costs shatter dream of home ownership and cast a shadow over those seeking to refinance.

ii Private Investor Performance Index: Q2 2023
Tuesday 11 July 2023 - 10:11
Patience is rewarded, while funds and ETFs prove their mettle as customers in the 35-44 age range start to dominate the performance tables.

interactive investor comments on Digitisation Taskforce interim report
Tuesday 11 July 2023 - 09:12
Recommendations catch up with modern world, but tech alone is not a ‘one and done’ solution.

Did flaming June help take the heat off retailers?
Tuesday 11 July 2023 - 09:07
interactive investor comments on the latest ONS Labour Market data and BRC Shop Price Index.

UK house prices on a downward trajectory
Friday 7 July 2023 - 11:00
Myron Jobson comments on the latest Halifax House Price Index, as the impact from the affordability squeeze continues to filter through.

Some over-50s ‘forced’ into bleak early retirement by pandemic
Friday 7 July 2023 - 00:01
interactive investor comments on IFS report on living standards.

FCA vs high street banks on savings rates
Thursday 6 July 2023 - 18:47
interactive investor comments on the regulator's battle with the banks.

Errors mean some Britons missing £4.5K in state pension each year
Thursday 6 July 2023 - 14:20
National Insurance errors mean some women could receive £4K less state pension each year and £91K less state pension over 20 years.

3% more people in care homes than last year
Thursday 6 July 2023 - 12:09
Statistics show 37% are self-funded and 49% are self-funding in care homes for the over-65s.

DWP launches online Midlife MOT for older workers
Wednesday 5 July 2023 - 16:50
interactive investor comments on the initiative.

ii launches SIPP cashback offer for up to £3,000
Wednesday 5 July 2023 - 13:03
interactive investor is offering customers up to £3,000 for transferring into its great value, award-winning pension in July.

Poorer pensioners caught in terrifying financial struggle
Wednesday 5 July 2023 - 11:51
interactive investor comments on the Age UK cost-of-living report.

Mortgage rates: average five-year fix rises above 6%
Tuesday 4 July 2023 - 12:44
More mortgage misery for borrowers as affordability headache intensifies.

Working women doing 30% more housework than men and 50% more unpaid care
Tuesday 4 July 2023 - 11:43
interactive investor calculations are based on new ONS data.

Most-bought investments: June 2023
Tuesday 4 July 2023 - 10:28
Tech is back as AI effect causes investors to pay attention.

Investors warned of £11.6 billion tax grab on interest and dividends
Monday 3 July 2023 - 11:51
interactive investor crunches the numbers on interest and dividend income.

UK and US market snapshot: who are the standout performers so far this year?
Monday 3 July 2023 - 10:16
interactive investor examines what has been moving markets in the first half.

Pension divide: some Britons could be £1,500 worse off by April 2024
Monday 3 July 2023 - 09:45
Calculations by interactive investor show £1,500 income gap between pension schemes based on their inflation protections.

‘Distorted rights distort governance’
Friday 30 June 2023 - 16:05
interactive investor responds to Primary Markets Effectiveness Review from a shareholder democracy perspective.

‘No structure is perfect’: ii comments on Long-Term Assets Fund
Thursday 29 June 2023 - 16:05
interactive investor responds to a policy statement from the FCA today.

The cost of remortgaging calculated
Thursday 29 June 2023 - 12:32
Extending mortgage term and interest-only deals offer short-term solutions – but the catch can cost you thousands in the long run.

interactive investor to increase interest on cash balances from 1 July 2023
Thursday 29 June 2023 - 14:12
interactive investor will introduce a new tiering level on cash over £100,000.

41% rise in higher-rate taxpayers as fiscal drag bites hard
Thursday 29 June 2023 - 12:04
HMRC figures show 99% increase in additional rate taxpayers and 25% more pensioners paying tax.

Savings withdrawals hit record high
Thursday 29 June 2023 - 11:06
interactive investor comments on the latest Bank of England Money and Credit report.

Triple lock inflation boost of 7% heaps pressure on state pension age
Wednesday 28 June 2023 - 12:40
24% expected to be above state pension age by 2072.

Fixed income trades surge 879%
Wednesday 28 June 2023 - 10:09
interactive investor examines the increase in fixed income trades on its platform, and outlines the most popular buys among ii investors.

Food inflation eases again – but we’re not out of the woods
Tuesday 27 June 2023 - 08:21
interactive investor comments on the latest BRC Shop Price Index.

Pandemic stocks and shares ISA boost among under 25s
Monday 26 June 2023 - 14:33
interactive investor comments on the latest HMRC statistics showing how the investment landscape has shifted.

Pensioners could receive another bumper state pension hike in 2024
Monday 26 June 2023 - 11:34
State pension could rise 7% to £11,342 in 2024 and 17.8% over two years as the Bank of England forecast predicts inflation to remain stubbornly high.

M&S partners with ii in pilot project enabling direct access to nominee shareholders
Monday 26 June 2023 - 10:14
The pilot is the latest step in the Share Your Voice campaign, which aims to overhaul company law to make it easier for shareholders investing in UK plc to have a say in the companies they invest in.

Bank of England wields sledgehammer to fight inflation
Thursday 22 June 2023 - 12:28
The UK central bank has raised interest rates for the 13th consecutive time to 5%.

Stop penalising investors who back Britain, says interactive investor
Thursday 22 June 2023 - 11:27
We broaden the campaign to stamp out stamp duty on UK shares.

DWP review a ‘missed opportunity’ to improve pension transfer quagmire
Thursday 22 June 2023 - 09:48
The review is a missed opportunity to help pension savers by streamlining the transfer process, says our head of pensions Alice Guy.

Storm clouds gather over property market
Wednesday 21 June 2023 - 10:21
House prices, mortgage approvals and transaction volumes on the wane.

Inflation unchanged at 8.7% brings downwards trend to a screeching halt
Wednesday 21 June 2023 - 08:13
Headache for Bank of England as mortgage market remains in flux.

State pension: public have eagle eye for unfairness
Tuesday 20 June 2023 - 14:04
interactive investor comments on the Phoenix Group’s report.

Tax implications of owning a second home
Tuesday 20 June 2023 - 12:17
As data reveals the areas where one in 10 properties are holiday homes, interactive investor examines the tax implications of second home ownership.

NS&I boosts Premium Bond prize fund, but it still pays to shop around and invest
Tuesday 20 June 2023 - 10:33
NS&I also boosts Junior ISA interest rate.

Higher interest rates mindset wreaking havoc on housing affordability
Tuesday 20 June 2023 - 09:38
interactive investor comments on Zoopla’s rent research and inflation preview.

‘Teach kids how to pay taxes and mortgages’
Monday 19 June 2023 - 15:36
interactive investor comments on the need for financial education at the beginning of Learning Disability Week.

£50 trading credit offer for new ii Trading Account and ISA customers
Monday 19 June 2023 - 11:39
interactive investor ushers in a season of investing.

Public dissatisfaction over Bank of England's grip on inflation
Friday 16 June 2023 - 11:07
Myron Jobson comments on the Bank of England Inflation Attitudes Survey.

What private investors should come armed with to their next AGM
Friday 16 June 2023 - 10:18
interactive investor guides you through some of the questions.

Interest rates rise preview: what it could mean for personal finances
Thursday 15 June 2023 - 14:41
The Bank of England is expected to green-light the 13th consecutive interest rate rise to curb sticky inflation.

‘More personal finance please, we’re British’
Thursday 15 June 2023 - 11:16
interactive investor unveils new research on financial education as it continues hunt for Britain’s best money teachers.

interactive investor comments onThe Inheritance Tax Puzzle report
Wednesday 14 June 2023 - 00:01
Head of Pensions and Savings Alice Guy comments on the report from think tank Demos.

Deadline to fill UK state pension gap extended
Tuesday 13 June 2023 - 16:05
State pension triple lock makes National Insurance extended deal worth £77,000, plus added boost for self-employed low earners.

Home loan commitments dip in Q1
Tuesday 13 June 2023 - 11:11
Our senior personal finance analyst Myron Jobson comments on the latest Bank of England mortgage statistics.

UK economy restrained by tight labour market
Tuesday 13 June 2023 - 08:25
A new record level of long-term sickness and fewer job vacancies is weighing on economic growth, writes Myron Jobson.

Pension Credit Week of Action: check your numbers to boost your income
Monday 12 June 2023 - 11:41
A government initiative aims to boost the numbers claiming the benefit.

Skin in the game/Diversity 2023: ii comments on Investec’s report
Thursday 8 June 2023 - 15:33
interactive investor today comments on Investec’s investment companies annual report.

Pension savers: average person has 2.4 pots, while 10% don’t know
Thursday 8 June 2023 - 13:14
interactive investor research published as pension dashboards delayed until October 2026.

ii comments on the Treasury Committee savings rates campaign
Thursday 8 June 2023 - 11:49
The jury is out as to whether intense scrutiny will translate to more competition in the savings market.

Sentiment poll reveals cautious optimism
Thursday 8 June 2023 - 11:01
Fear of a global recession wanes, according to a new poll by interactive investor.

New crackdown to address the Wild West of crypto marketing
Thursday 8 June 2023 - 00:01
What does good look like when it comes to crypto education, asks ii's Myron Jobson.

First-time buyers face 19-year slog to save a deposit
Wednesday 7 June 2023 - 11:02
New research from interactive investor shows how hard it is for many young workers to get on the housing ladder. 

House prices fall at fastest pace in nearly 11 years
Wednesday 7 June 2023 - 07:53
Affordability squeeze keeps buyers on the sidelines, says Myron Jobson, who comments on the latest Halifax House Price Index.

Manage your money in the currency of your choice via the ii app
Tuesday 6 June 2023 - 12:42
The latest update to the interactive investor app means you can manage your money in the currency you want from wherever you are.

Gender pensions gap is 35%
Monday 5 June 2023 - 11:39
Women in their 40s pay a £58K pension motherhood penalty.

Most-bought investments: May 2023
Thursday 1 June 2023 - 15:40
A sense of investor entrenchment prevails during a tough month for the FTSE 100, as private investors stick to income picks across equities and trusts.

Further signs Britons have become more cautious amid rising cost of borrowing
Thursday 1 June 2023 - 10:37
interactive investor comments on the latest Bank of England money and credit figures.

Nerves abound in UK housing market as prices fall
Thursday 1 June 2023 - 07:57
interactive investor comments on the latest Nationwide House Price Index.

Household spending well below pre-pandemic levels
Wednesday 31 May 2023 - 10:46
interactive investor comments on ONS family spending figures in the UK for the financial year ending 2022.

Cash vs investing: stock market reigns supreme for getting rich slowly
Wednesday 31 May 2023 - 09:30
The 12th consecutive interest rate hike puts the savings vs investing debate back in the spotlight.

JPM UK Equity Core fund added to ii Super 60
Tuesday 30 May 2023 - 12:29
interactive investor adds a new investment fund to its rated list.

Deep freeze in IHT nil rate band since 2009 cost families £62,000
Tuesday 30 May 2023 - 10:57
The figures rises to £157,000 for estates with a London property, interactive investor research finds.

‘We need to update our idea of what a scam is’
Thursday 25 May 2023 - 10:28
Myron Jobson comments on new research from Citizens Advice.

Fall in energy bills contrasts with sticky food inflation
Thursday 25 May 2023 - 07:54
Myron Jobson comments on the Ofgem energy price cap.

Slowdown in UK house prices continues
Wednesday 24 May 2023 - 10:57
Myron Jobson comments on the latest ONS House Price Index, as fast-rising rents become a growing blocker for would-be buyers.

Single-digit inflation returns – but road to normality is an uncertain one
Wednesday 24 May 2023 - 07:43
While Britain appears to be past the worst phase of the biggest spike in inflation in generations, the road back to normal is long and winding, says Myron Jobson.

Comparing inflation across the G7
Tuesday 23 May 2023 - 12:39
Myron Jobson, senior personal finance analyst at interactive investor, comments on inflation.

ii to increase interest on cash balances from 1 June 2023
Tuesday 23 May 2023 - 10:01
interactive investor will increase the rate of interest on cash balances in its SIPP and trading account from 1 June - the sixth increase in a year.

UK households lose £5,455 to inflation in two years
Monday 22 May 2023 - 10:53
Calculations by interactive investor show how price rises across key areas of household expenditure robbed Britons of purchasing power.

Freezing tax thresholds equal to 10p income tax hike
Monday 22 May 2023 - 10:16
Taxpayers face a huge increase in their tax bills as the government keeps tax thresholds the same despite significant increases in inflation.

A Big Bang moment for bonds?
Friday 19 May 2023 - 14:44
interactive investor responds to FCA engagement paper on non-equity securities.

ii reafirms commitment to Manchester fintech talent pool
Friday 19 May 2023 - 09:51
interactive investor signs lease to significantly extend its footprint in the city's thriving financial hub.

Rising borrowing costs and rampant inflation hits homeowners hard
Thursday 18 May 2023 - 12:39
interactive investor comments on the latest UK Finance mortgage arrears figures.

ii comments on calls for cryptocurrency trading to be regulated as gambling
Wednesday 17 May 2023 - 14:14
interactive investor comments on a new report from the Treasury Committee.

Millions more in financial hot water as battle against rising prices takes its toll
Tuesday 16 May 2023 - 22:30
A sneak peek at the FCA’s Financial Lives survey.

UK unemployment edges higher
Tuesday 16 May 2023 - 08:56
Myron Jobson comments on the latest ONS labour market stats as credit tightening, rising interest rates and rampant inflation weigh on business confidence.

ii on a mission to find Britain’s best money teachers
Monday 15 May 2023 - 09:22
Personal Finance Teacher of the Year Awards 2023: a £25,000 prize pot for winning schools, and a new category to celebrate teaching assistants.

Work till you drop: government minister issues state pension warning
Friday 12 May 2023 - 12:25
The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions has warned that the next government may have to bring forward a rise in the state pension age to 68.

Interest rates: 12th consecutive rate hike
Thursday 11 May 2023 - 14:20
Red-hot inflation flips the script.

Retirement rental costs to hit £377K per person by 2040s and £660K in London
Wednesday 10 May 2023 - 14:20
29% of new retirees on course to rent in England by 2030s, according to calculations by interactive investor.

Money market funds enjoy 300% popularity boost
Wednesday 10 May 2023 - 11:59
These funds have become a popular choice for income hunters, as they can put their cash to work within this new higher-yield environment, all within a tax-efficient wrapper such as an ISA or SIPP.

Days left to boost your retirement income by £301
Tuesday 9 May 2023 - 11:07
Thousands miss out on £3,500 pension credit per year.

High inflation drives retail sales as volumes fall
Tuesday 9 May 2023 - 08:40
interactive investor's Myron Jobson comments on the latest BRC retail sales.

House prices remain stubbornly resilient amid affordability squeeze
Tuesday 9 May 2023 - 07:51
interactive investor's Myron Jobson comments on the latest Halifax House Price Index.

Celebrating the 70-year rise of ‘ordinary’ investing
Thursday 4 May 2023 - 12:00
How London rose from oblivion to be a crowned king of the stock markets.

Mortgage lending falls to lowest level since 2011, as NS&I deposits jump
Thursday 4 May 2023 - 11:24
interactive investor comments on the latest Bank of England Money & Credit report.

Care home fees up 10%
Wednesday 3 May 2023 - 12:54
Nursing homes now average £61K per year as the ONS launches an inflation comparison tool.

Most-bought investments: April 2023
Wednesday 3 May 2023 - 10:53
Investors look to money market funds, income strategies, and old investment trust favourites.

ii comments on FCA listing rule reform
Tuesday 2 May 2023 - 22:30
interactive investor speaks from a shareholder democracy perspective.

interactive investor reiterates calls for ISA simplification
Friday 28 April 2023 - 12:21
The ISA regime needs simplification after various governments have stretched the brand too far, which results in what is likely to be a confusing picture for savers.

What have the ISA early birds been buying?
Wednesday 26 April 2023 - 15:25
Income has been a clear theme in the early days of the new tax year, interactive investor data shows.

Three-day trading offer on US shares
Wednesday 26 April 2023 - 10:04
interactive investor launches offer as 2023 earnings season kicks off.

Ninety One UK Alpha removed from ii Super 60 rated list
Tuesday 25 April 2023 - 10:55
Our head of funds research Dzmitry Lipski shares an update with investors.

Coronation food costs down 10% since 1950s
Monday 24 April 2023 - 14:02
interactive investor research compares costs of celebrating coronation in 1953 and 2023.

Generation Rent to become Generation Skint
Thursday 20 April 2023 - 11:07
interactive investor comments on today's IFS pension report.

FCA plans to deliver significant redress to Woodford investors
Thursday 20 April 2023 - 10:14
interactive investor comments on the announcement by the City regulator.

£1bn overdraft victory for 15 million bank customers
Wednesday 19 April 2023 - 12:34
This victory showcases technology, innovation, consumer duty and fair pricing, says Alice Guy.

Inflation drops to 10.1%, but food costs at 45-year high
Wednesday 19 April 2023 - 08:36
Food inflation is up from 18.0% in February to 19.1% in March this year.

UK jobs market resilient but high inflation stops workers getting ahead
Tuesday 18 April 2023 - 07:51
interactive investor's Myron Jobson comments on the ONS labour market overview.

Frozen food soars in popularity
Friday 14 April 2023 - 09:24
Shopping baskets continue to evolve amid fight against cost-of-living storm.

Rise in defaults underlines daily struggle to keep on top of rising prices
Thursday 13 April 2023 - 11:41
Myron Jobson, senior personal finance analyst at interactive investor, comments on the BoE Credit Conditions Survey.

£1,905 extra stealth tax for high earners by 2028
Wednesday 12 April 2023 - 13:35
New calculations from interactive investor show the impact of fiscal drag.

Child Benefit statistics raise concerns about state pension impact
Wednesday 12 April 2023 - 11:34
Fall in claims and increase in opt outs could mean parents are missing out on valuable NICs towards the state pension.

ii Private Investor Performance Index: Q1 2023
Wednesday 12 April 2023 - 09:38
The rise of the over-30s: new trends emerge at the end of the first quarter, says interactive investor.

Scrap the state pension triple lock or retire at 74?
Tuesday 11 April 2023 - 10:44
State pension report reveals government faces stark future choice.

Mother’s Day was the saving grace for retailers in March
Tuesday 11 April 2023 - 09:59
The king’s coronation in May could keep the momentum going, says Myron Jobson who comments on BRC retail sales.

Property market resilient amid rising rates, but slowdown is clear
Thursday 6 April 2023 - 08:57
Myron Jobson comments on the latest Halifax House Price Index.

Lump sum vs regular investing: which is best for this tax year?
Wednesday 5 April 2023 - 14:19
interactive investor considers strategies.

New tax year: with Britons facing £4,500 extra cost, we explain how to save
Tuesday 4 April 2023 - 11:26
interactive investor explores key personal finance considerations.

Most-bought investments: March 2023
Tuesday 4 April 2023 - 10:24
Active fund drought continues, while investors snap up banks, and trust investors set their sights on income strategies.

UK house prices see largest annual decline in 14 years
Friday 31 March 2023 - 07:44
interactive investor comments on the latest Nationwide House Price Index.

State pension age dance continues as plans shelved for now
Thursday 30 March 2023 - 13:55
The future is far from certain and the 'will they, won’t they' dance on the state pension age is due to continue, says Alice Guy.

State pension age rise decision delayed
Thursday 30 March 2023 - 09:53
Alice Guy, Head of Pensions and Savings, comments on the decision.

Mortgage approvals fall as Britons scale back on borrowing
Wednesday 29 March 2023 - 11:15
interactive investor comments on the latest BoE Money & Credit report.

Shaky for sustainable investors in short term, but reasons to stay over long term
Wednesday 29 March 2023 - 10:52
interactive investor shares sustainable fund performance research.

interactive investor proposes ‘Pension Choice’ model
Tuesday 28 March 2023 - 10:58
We respond to the DWP’s call for evidence as part of small pots consultation.

Food prices remain one of the most painful aspects of inflation
Tuesday 28 March 2023 - 10:42
interactive investor reports on the latest Kantar grocery inflation and BRC shop price index.

ii welcomes clarification of lifetime allowance rules
Monday 27 March 2023 - 13:38
interactive investor welcomes clarity over how the new pension rules apply to those with existing lifetime allowance protections under the old rules.

Cost burden for tenants going through the roof
Friday 24 March 2023 - 10:56
interactive investor comments on ONS private rents in England study.

New research: stock market volatility and Wall Street’s fear index
Thursday 23 March 2023 - 13:27
A key measure of volatility just surpassed average levels in 2021 and 2022, underscoring the scale of instability for markets right now. Our experts share their research, thoughts and ideas on the topic.

UK interest rate raised to 4.25%
Thursday 23 March 2023 - 12:25
25bps rise was already baked in, but inflation upturn and banking sector turmoil flip the script.

Percentage-based investment charges: an indecent proposal?
Wednesday 22 March 2023 - 15:04
Your choice of investment platform can be just as important as your choice of ISA investment, says interactive investor's Myron Jobson.

House price indices paint a distorted picture of a very uneven market
Wednesday 22 March 2023 - 11:13
interactive investor comments on the latest ONS House Price Index.

Rumoured delay over plan to raise UK state pension age to 68
Wednesday 22 March 2023 - 09:59
Gloomier mortality projections suggest the state pension age could stay lower for longer.

UK inflation rises to 10.4%
Wednesday 22 March 2023 - 08:05
One cold day doesn’t mean winter is coming, but it is a stark reminder that we are not out of the woods yet.

How much could you save by wrapping investments in an ISA now?
Tuesday 21 March 2023 - 14:11
Amid the final call for ISA savings, interactive investor shares calculations that could save you money and four tips for ISA investing.

Only 9% of retired over-50s say pension changes might coax them back to work
Monday 20 March 2023 - 11:40
interactive investor poll sheds light on the impact of last week’s Budget pension changes.

Spring Budget: the earth moves, the big fat ISA carrot remains
Wednesday 15 March 2023 - 16:53
More people will be grateful for their generous ISA allowance than ever, says interactive investor's Alice Guy.

Spring Budget: why parents could see pensions boost of £33,000
Wednesday 15 March 2023 - 15:43
interactive investor examines the impact of the extension of free childcare.

Tax-free lump sum sting in ‘back-to-work Budget’
Wednesday 15 March 2023 - 15:23
Pension changes leave sour taste for some recent retirees, says interactive investor’s Head of Pensions and Savings Alice Guy.

Levelling up and the Spring Budget
Wednesday 15 March 2023 - 15:06
interactive investor CEO Richard Wilson comments.

Trace a lost Child Trust Fund: average account worth £1,911
Tuesday 14 March 2023 - 11:31
National Audit Office investigation reveals many young people are still unaware of cash pot in their name.

Core issues in the jobs market on the eve of the Spring Budget
Tuesday 14 March 2023 - 08:12
interactive investor comments on the ONS labour market overview.

UK adds e-bikes, security cameras and frozen berries to inflation basket
Monday 13 March 2023 - 09:54
interactive investor comments on the latest Office for National Statistics inflation basket of goods.

How will the Spring Budget affect your personal finances? ii experts give their views
Friday 10 March 2023 - 12:04
With the Spring Budget due on 15 March, interactive investor experts share their views on what it could deliver.

Long Term Assets Fund (LTAF) finally gets off the ground
Thursday 9 March 2023 - 12:28
interactive investor comments on the FCA authorising the first LTAF.

ISA ideas for investors hunting income
Thursday 9 March 2023 - 09:57
Our most-bought ISA picks in the current tax year confirm that dividends never go out of fashion.

Gender pay gap leading to a £68,096 pension shortfall
Wednesday 8 March 2023 - 12:32
interactive investor’s Alice Guy looks at the gender pension gap on International Women's Day 2023.

Britons feeling force of inflation in shopping baskets
Wednesday 8 March 2023 - 10:19
ii comments on the ONS report on food inflation trend.

Auto-enrolment expansion could give £40K retirement boost to young workers
Wednesday 8 March 2023 - 09:23
However, older workers still miss out on £25,000 of pension saving.

ii calculates cost of early retirement after pension cash crunch warning
Tuesday 7 March 2023 - 14:26
interactive investor calculations follow Bank of England warning on the cash crunch facing many older workers contemplating early retirement.

interactive investor hires Alice Guy ACA as head of pensions
Tuesday 7 March 2023 - 12:50
This key hire at interactive investor is an internal promotion.

Conflicting views on UK housing market
Tuesday 7 March 2023 - 07:41
The latest Halifax House Price Index report paints a different picture of the property market to Nationwide’s assessment, but the downward trend remains evident.

Bed & ISA applications jump 206% in February
Monday 6 March 2023 - 15:15
interactive investor reports significant jump as shrinking CGT and dividend tax allowances loom.

Pension black hole looming for Generation X
Monday 6 March 2023 - 12:58
66% of older defined contribution pension savers are not saving enough.

Thousands could lose £60,000 state pension boost over 20 years if they don’t act now
Monday 6 March 2023 - 11:14
Plugging National Insurance gaps could be good idea, as interactive investor experts explain.

State energy bill support could continue in April
Friday 3 March 2023 - 10:21
interactive investor comments on news that some energy firms are expecting government support to be kept at or near current levels.

Pensions dashboard project hit by delays
Thursday 2 March 2023 - 14:07
interactive investor comments on the setback.

A return to cautious optimism?
Thursday 2 March 2023 - 13:04
Interactive investor comments on Investment Association January data.

Most-bought investments: February 2023
Thursday 2 March 2023 - 11:47
Investors go big on banks and favour global funds and dividend-paying trusts.

Mortgage approvals fall further, while borrowing climbs
Wednesday 1 March 2023 - 10:46
interactive investor comments on the latest BoE Money & Credit report as pressure on personal finances mounts.

Junior ISA insights: young, increasingly passive, and building a nest egg
Wednesday 1 March 2023 - 10:08
interactive investor publishes some thought-provoking Junior ISA insights.

Biggest annual fall in house prices in over 10 years
Wednesday 1 March 2023 - 09:47
interactive investor comments on the latest Nationwide House Price Index.

ii comments on broadening access to financial advice
Wednesday 1 March 2023 - 09:19
We welcome FCA proposals, but want no consumer left behind.

Food and non-food price inflation hits fresh highs
Wednesday 1 March 2023 - 07:01
interactive investor comments on the latest BRC Shop Price Index as onslaught of heightened costs looms in spring.

Food takes a bigger bite out of household budgets
Tuesday 28 February 2023 - 10:18
interactive investor comments on Kantar UK grocery inflation.

Beginner investors - where to start?
Monday 27 February 2023 - 14:01
In a universe of more than 3,000 funds, 1,000 ETFs, hundreds of investment trusts and 40,000 global and UK stocks, we share tips and fund picks from interactive investor.

How do we keep Britain investing? ii publishes discussion paper
Monday 27 February 2023 - 11:13
interactive investor today publishes a discussion paper, ‘Fair charging and value for money: how do we keep Britain investing?’

Poorest households could spend 37% of budget on energy from April before summer reprieve
Friday 24 February 2023 - 13:36
The pain of higher energy bills isn’t over yet as a 43% price hike is just round the corner, says interactive investor.

ii to increase interest on cash balances from 1 March 2023
Thursday 23 February 2023 - 10:19
Interactive investor, the UK’s second-largest investment platform for private investors, will again increase the rate of interest on cash balances.

Financial education: ‘we have a fractured system’
Wednesday 22 February 2023 - 14:58
interactive investor welcomes All-Party Parliamentary Group on financial education for young people report, published today.

The power of flat fees vs percentage charges on large pots
Wednesday 22 February 2023 - 10:42
Large pot cost comparisons show how flat fees come into their own, says interactive investor.

Data highlights how money worries wreak havoc on mental health
Wednesday 22 February 2023 - 10:19
interactive investor comments on the ONS debt and well-being survey.

The hidden cost of the drive to get over-50s back to work
Tuesday 21 February 2023 - 14:41
The money purchase annual allowance could cost £50,000 in missed investment value over 12 years for pensioners returning to work, interactive investor research finds.

Time to tap the rainy day savings as 70% of pensioners cut back on fuel
Monday 20 February 2023 - 13:20
interactive investor comments on ONS data on the impact of the increased cost of living.

Hope to retire at 57? State pension age change could leave you with £38K shortfall
Monday 20 February 2023 - 10:03
interactive investor calculates how changes in the state pension age could force workers targeting retirement at 57 to save an additional £38,000 to bridge the gap until private pension access.

Shop sales up in January
Friday 17 February 2023 - 07:57
Retail sales gain momentum in January after a poor festive showing with help from sales promotions, but the trend remains one of decline.

ISA inspiration: funds, trusts, income, sustainable options, and more
Thursday 16 February 2023 - 15:29
With the end of the tax year fast approaching, interactive investor shares last-minute ideas.

Fast-rising rents a growing blocker for would-be buyers
Wednesday 14 February 2023 - 10:13
ONS House Price Index figures confirm slowdown prognosis.

Inflation eases to 10.1%
Wednesday 14 February 2023 - 07:36
The figure is down from the previous month, but consumers are not out of the woods yet.

Jump in Bed & ISA applications ahead of tax year end and shrinking allowances
Tuesday 13 February 2023 - 09:22
interactive investor sees rise in applications as tax planning takes centre stage amid changes.

Britons struggling to maintain financial resilience as cost-of-living storm rages on
Monday 13 February 2023 - 10:31
interactive investor comments on the ONS characteristics of adults experiencing energy and food insecurity study.

DIY investors reminded of ISA deadlines ahead of crucial tax changes
Thursday 9 February 2023 - 11:41
Use it or lose it, interactive investor warns ahead of tax changes that could bring more people into the tax net.

Emotions, investing, and FTSE 100 record highs
Thursday 9 February 2023 - 11:40
interactive investor’s Myron Jobson comments in the run-up to Valentine’s Day.

interactive investor comments on mortgage and landlord possession data
Thursday 9 February 2023 - 10:30
Low unemployment and tighter affordability and forbearance rules could slow rise in repossession activity.

Multi-million-pound tax raid costing investment trust customers £100 a year
Thursday 9 February 2023 - 09:37
interactive investor makes a series of calls in its HMRC submission ahead of the Spring Statement.

Pass-through voting: a game changer for shareholder democracy?
Wednesday 8 February 2023 - 12:53
interactive investor comments on today's white paper from Tumelo.

Property market reeling from affordability blow
Tuesday 7 February 2023 - 08:07
interactive investor comments on the latest Halifax House Price Index.

Income over £50,000? How to avoid High-Income Child Benefit charge and save 59% in tax
Monday 6 February 2023 - 15:41
New calculations by interactive investor reveal that it's worth knowing your rights.

Where do ISA millionaires invest?
Monday 6 February 2023 - 09:48
Tough year sees millionaire numbers dip, but investment trusts continue to power portfolios.

interactive investor comments on IFS pension report
Monday 6 February 2023 - 00:01
Proposals in 'a blueprint for a better tax treatment of pensions', bring risk of unintended consequences.

Funds data is lesson in the importance of regular investing
Thursday 2 February 2023 - 14:03
Investment Association data shows the amount of money taken out of investment funds in 2022 exceeds the financial crisis.

What 4% interest rates mean for your personal finances
Thursday 2 February 2023 - 12:34
The Bank of England has today upped interest rates for the 10th consecutive time.

Most-bought investments: January 2023
Thursday 2 February 2023 - 09:16
Almost a clean sheet for passive funds, while active investors seek out investment trust bargains.

interactive investor comments on crypto regulation proposals
Wednesday 1 February 2023 - 12:19
The proposals seek to bring robust consumer protections while harnessing the advantages of crypto technology to help the UK innovate.

Housing market slowdown spills over into the new year
Wednesday 1 February 2023 - 07:31
interactive investor comments on the latest Nationwide House Price Index.

US shares trading offer lands at heart of Q4 2022 earning season
Tuesday 31 January 2023 - 15:23
interactive investor comments on US earnings season.

Fund investors go global three years on from Brexit
Tuesday 31 January 2023 - 13:03
While the IMF points to negative growth ahead, UK equities have been climbing back.

Mortgage approvals continue to wane
Tuesday 31 January 2023 - 10:54
interactive investor comments on the latest Bank of England Money & Credit report.

Food prices taking a bigger bite out of household budgets
Tuesday 31 January 2023 - 09:50
British grocery inflation hit a record 16.7% in the four weeks to 22 January 2023, according to market researcher Kantar.

Big day for pensions puts value for money top of the agenda
Monday 30 January 2023 - 13:51
Today, the government announced a spate of pension consultations and documents.

‘Investor Essentials’ launched by interactive investor
Monday 30 January 2023 - 09:19
From 1 February, invest up to £30,000 for just £4.99 a month.

‘Getting by’ is the norm for many households amid rampant inflation
Wednesday 25 January 2023 - 12:42
interactive investor comments on ONS household disposable income and inequality stats.

The financial penalty of a rising state pension age
Wednesday 25 January 2023 - 11:34
Hiking state pension age to 68 by mid-2030s could mean lost year of payment of £16,902 after inflation, interactive investor calculations show.

interactive investor Super 60 list: annual review
Tuesday 24 January 2023 - 11:35
‘Five out' and ‘three in’, while a torrid 2022 reflects on performance.

NS&I hikes interest rates
Tuesday 24 January 2023 - 11:19
Another shot in the arm to savings rates, but it still pays to shop around for the best deal.

Fiscal drag race still a money spinner for the government
Tuesday 24 January 2023 - 10:11
interactive investor comments on HMRC tax receipts.

Google’s parent Alphabet adds to big tech job layoffs
Friday 20 January 2023 - 12:53
The news follows announcements about job cuts at Microsoft, Amazon and other firms.

interactive investor comments on the latest ONS retail sales
Friday 20 January 2023 - 08:48
Rampant inflation robbed shoppers of purchasing power over the festive period.

Will China bring prosperity to investors in the Year of the Rabbit?
Wednesday 18 January 2023 - 11:55
interactive investor’s experts assess whether this Lunar New Year marks the return to more positive investment sentiment towards China.

interactive investor comments on the latest ONS House Price Index
Wednesday 18 January 2023 - 10:15
Buyers increasingly pushed to the sidelines despite fall in annual house price inflation.

Inflation falls again to 10.5%... but consumers remain under pressure
Wednesday 18 January 2023 - 07:46
...but consumers remain under pressure, says interactive investor.

ii comments on the latest ONS labour market overview
Tuesday 17 January 2023 - 08:08
Wages are rising at an unprecedented pace - but red-hot inflation prevents workers reaping the full benefits.

ii Private Investor Performance Index: Q4 2022
Monday 16 January 2023 - 10:45
Portfolios bear marks of a tumultuous year, but Q4 marks a return to form and female investors lead the charge.

ii comments on the PLSA Retirement Living Standards report
Thursday 12 January 2023 - 11:13
Research underlines the importance of a workplace pension to bridge the gap between the state pension and a comfortable retirement amid cost of living pressures.

ii to increase interest on cash balances from 1 February 2023
Thursday 12 January 2023 - 10:09
interactive investor unveils the fourth increase in eight months.

30% jump in shareholder votes processed in 2022, says ii
Wednesday 11 January 2023 - 09:19
interactive investor reports its 2022 data on UK private investor voting behaviour.

‘Investing more’ is top financial priority for 2023
Monday 9 January 2023 - 14:53
interactive investor survey reveals desire to spend less and save more.

Rising mortgage rates and rent pile on misery for households
Monday 9 January 2023 - 11:00
interactive investor comments on the latest ONS housing cost data.

Buyers need a miracle to turn home ownership dreams into reality
Friday 6 January 2023 - 07:33
Myron Jobson, senior personal finance analyst at interactive investor, comments on the latest Halifax House Price Index.

Maths lessons until 18?
Wednesday 4 January 2023 - 15:24
interactive investor comments and collates views from financial education commentators.

Most-bought investments: December 2022
Wednesday 4 January 2023 - 11:51
Opportunists look to buy on dips, Fundsmith Equity retains its top spot, and wealth preservation strategies return to vogue.

Divorce Day 2023: 65% of divorcees leave pensions out of negotiation
Wednesday 4 January 2023 - 11:24
Pensions may be the biggest financial asset, but they are often not part of conversation about divorce, interactive investor research finds.

Spending squeeze led to rise in use of credit products before festive period
Wednesday 4 January 2023 - 11:01
Myron Jobson, senior personal finance analyst at interactive investor, comments on the latest Bank of England Money & Credit report.

Inflation robbed shoppers of purchasing power over Christmas
Wednesday 4 January 2023 - 07:39
Myron Jobson, senior personal finance analyst at interactive investor, comments on the BRC shop price index.

Millions to get new cost of living payments from spring
Tuesday 3 January 2023 - 10:34
But individuals will still need to do most of the heavy lifting.

Housing market still showing hallmarks of a slowdown
Wednesday 21 December 2022 - 10:52
Myron Jobson, senior personal finance analyst at interactive investor, comments on HMRC property transaction data.

ii’s Friends and Family one year since launch
Friday 16 December 2022 - 10:58
A younger, predominantly female audience is harnessing ii’s Friends and Family initiative  – but with a fifth of new customers over 55, a multi-generational approach is also emerging.

A look back at the pension year that was
Thursday 15 December 2022 - 14:13
interactive investor's Alice Guy analyses another year of moving goalposts for those saving money for their retirement.

UK interest rates rise to 3.5%
Thursday 15 December 2022 - 12:30
interactive investor experts comment on today's move by the Bank of England, with more rates rises predicted in 2023.

interactive investor comments on IFS report, Death and Taxes and Pensions
Thursday 15 December 2022 - 09:02
The IFS has set out proposals that it says would make the tax treatment of pensions at death “fairer and more economically efficient”.

Which were the bestselling investments on interactive investor in 2022?
Wednesday 14 December 2022 - 13:32
Global passive fund strategies dominate and investment trust investors look to capital preservation, income and global themes.

Double-digit house price inflation exposes distortions caused by stamp duty holiday
Wednesday 14 December 2022 - 10:50
interactive investor's Myron Jobson comments on the latest ONS House Price Index.

Inflation falls to 10.7% in November...
Wednesday 14 December 2022 - 07:50
...but remains close to a 40-year high as the cost of living continues to cripple finances.

Specialist funds and trusts hog the performance tables in 2022
Tuesday 13 December 2022 - 12:12
In a difficult year, it is niche, specialist strategies that are dominating the top and bottom of the performance tables.

‘This is the biggest shake-up in consumer credit in generations’
Friday 9 December 2022 - 11:04
interactive investor comments on the reform of the Consumer Credit Act consultation.

Investor poll: fears, predictions and strategies for 2023
Thursday 8 December 2022 - 12:23
We asked you about the outlook for the year ahead and where you think the FTSE 100 will end 2023. Here are your answers.

Freezing tax thresholds could increase tax burden for poorest workers by 107% by 2028
Thursday 8 December 2022 - 10:46
interactive investor experts comment on the effects of fiscal drag.

The gift that could prove the most valuable for your children this year
Wednesday 7 December 2022 - 09:32
A Junior ISA can help set your children on a sturdy financial path.

Best and worst-performing asset classes of 2022
Tuesday 6 December 2022 - 15:38
Commodities top the list, while bitcoin plummets amid a more challenging landscape, FTX debacle and looming UK regulation.

Black Friday spending drives sales but cost-of-living squeeze set to hit Christmas
Tuesday 6 December 2022 - 08:42
Myron Jobson, Senior Personal Finance Analyst, comments on the latest BRC retail sales.

Personal Finance Teacher of the Year Awards 2022: winners announced
Monday 5 December 2022 - 10:08
interactive investor reveals the UK’s best personal finance teachers.

Most-bought investments: November 2022
Friday 2 December 2022 - 10:08
Terry Smith is a lone ranger as passive funds dominate, while investment trusts become the ‘go-to’ for active strategies.

House buyers and sellers need to tread carefully as market slowdown gathers pace
Thursday 1 December 2022 - 08:05
interactive investor comments on the latest Nationwide House Price Index.

Tax relief is a key part of the UK pension system: use it or lose it
Wednesday 30 November 2022 - 12:30
interactive investor shares pension calculations.

Food inflation at record high leaves bitter taste in run-up to Christmas
Wednesday 30 November 2022 - 09:53
Myron Jobson, senior personal finance analyst at interactive investor, comments on BRC shop price inflation.

A ‘watershed moment’
Wednesday 30 November 2022 - 09:25
interactive investor CEO Richard Wilson comments on FCA proposals to make financial advice more accessible.

Outflows from flexible savings accounts surge as mortgage approvals drop
Tuesday 29 November 2022 - 11:05
Myron Jobson, senior personal finance analyst at interactive investor, comments on the latest Bank of England Money & Credit report.

Inflation on the menu this Christmas
Tuesday 29 November 2022 - 09:39
Festive dinners up 19% for vegetarians and 11% for a turkey meal since last year.

Ofgem plans aim to better protect bill-payers as energy crisis rages
Friday 25 November 2022 - 11:07
Proposal to ring fence customers' cash scrapped.

Energy price cap hits £4,279 in January
Thursday 24 November 2022 - 11:06
Energy Price Guarantee protects bill payers from increase – but many people are still struggling at the current level.

Rampant inflation takes idea of ‘cash-strapped students’ to new level
Wednesday 23 November 2022 - 10:42
interactive investor comments on ONS data on the the cost of living for students at universities.

Millions to receive next cost-of-living payments today
Wednesday 23 November 2022 - 09:53
Individuals will still need to do most of the heavy lifting to fortify their finances amid the cost-of-living storm.

Utilico Emerging Markets investment trust half-year report
Tuesday 22 November 2022 - 14:14
interactive investor comments on the update from the Super 60 rated investment trust.

The ultimate ‘no surprises’ investment trust
Monday 21 November 2022 - 15:19
interactive investor comments on the half-yearly report from Personal Assets Trust.

Energy Bills Support Scheme takes some of sting out of soaring bills
Friday 18 November 2022 - 10:38
Cost-of-living squeeze on budgets remains firm, says Myron Jobson.

Investors believe in opportunities despite recessionary risk, poll shows
Thursday 17 November 2022 - 10:22
interactive investor poll finds two-thirds believe now is a good time to invest, despite biting inflation and other concerns.

Private investors flex muscles ahead of trust proposed mandate change
Wednesday 16 November 2022 - 14:32
Shareholders of JPMorgan Russian Securities Trust will vote this month on a proposed new mandate.

Will chaotic aftermath of the mini-budget be repeated following the Autumn Statement?
Wednesday 16 November 2022 - 10:47
Myron Jobson, interactive investor's senior personal finance analyst, comments on the latest ONS house price index as the property market hits a tipping point.

Inflation hits fresh four-decade high of 11.1%
Wednesday 16 November 2022 - 08:08
It is hoped that the worst is now behind us, but tough times still lie ahead.

World’s population hits 8 billion
Tuesday 15 November 2022 - 11:17
Societal structures will need to change to meet the needs of ageing populations - and better pension engagement is crucial.

Post-Covid jobs boom ending as recession looms
Tuesday 15 November 2022 - 08:25
The latest figures in the ONS labour market overview suggest the jobs boom is coming to an end with a lengthy recession on the horizon.

Big week for personal finances ahead
Monday 14 November 2022 - 13:02
Both inflation figures and the Autumn Statement are due as the nation’s financial resilience is under threat.

ii to increase interest on cash balances from 1 December 2022
Thursday 10 November 2022 - 11:28
Investment platform to begin paying interest on the first £10,000 effective from the first of next month.

What the Autumn Statement could hold for personal finances
Thursday 10 November 2022 - 10:27
interactive investor experts offer their views.

US midterms: what’s the impact for investors?
Wednesday 9 November 2022 - 15:23
With more than 100 million Americans casting their vote yesterday, interactive investor asks whether this could be a historic buying opportunity for US shares.

Impact-focused sustainable trusts capture investors’ attention
Tuesday 8 November 2022 - 15:32
Coinciding with the UN’s annual climate conference, COP27, interactive investor outlines the most-bought sustainable funds on its platform, year-to-date.

ii comments on rumours of extension of IHT nil-rate band freeze
Tuesday 8 November 2022 - 12:44
Inheritance tax increasingly becoming a raid on hard-working families.

Rising prices and rates makes hanging on to cash harder
Tuesday 8 November 2022 - 08:52
Myron Jobson, senior personal finance analyst at interactive investor, comments on the Money & Pensions Service savings survey.

interactive investor comments on potential pension reforms
Monday 7 November 2022 - 15:45
As speculation mounts, our experts respond.

interactive investor comments on Talk Money Week 2022
Monday 7 November 2022 - 11:19
Young people are more confident talking about money, interactive investor research shows, but progress still needs to be made in breaking traditional taboo around finances.

Rising mortgage rates and cost-of-living crunch hits housing market
Monday 7 November 2022 - 08:31
Myron Jobson, senior personal finance analyst at interactive investor, comments on the latest Halifax House Price Index.

Fiscal drag race set to cost middle-earners an extra £1,900
Friday 4 November 2022 - 12:16
The figure rises to £15,000 for top earners, interactive investor calculations reveal.

Steps to calm nerves ahead of a looming recession
Thursday 3 November 2022 - 16:05
interactive investor experts consider the Bank of England's recession comments.

What a historic interest rate rise means for personal finances
Thursday 3 November 2022 - 12:22
interactive investor comments on the Bank of England's announcement and the market reaction.

ii ACE 40: annual review prompts two fund removals and one addition
Wednesday 2 November 2022 - 14:24
interactive investor announces changes to its sustainable rated list.

Most-bought investments: October 2022
Wednesday 2 November 2022 - 10:54
Income-hungry investors eat up yields from investment trusts and FTSE 100 blue-chips, Tesla jumps back into the top 10, and capital preservation-focused trusts take more of a backseat.

Coming soon to a screen near you...pensions dashboards
Tuesday 1 November 2022 - 12:03
Several years in the making, there is now light at the end of the tunnel for savers.

Property market slowdown evident
Tuesday 1 November 2022 - 09:55
Many buyers can’t make the numbers work as the Bank of England interest rate decision looms, says Myron Jobson as he comments on the latest Nationwide House Price Index.

Goodbye, Help to Buy scheme
Friday 28 October 2022 - 11:34
While not a roaring success, the end of the scheme could not have come at a worse time for first-time buyers.

Wage growth has accelerated and decelerated at the same time due to inflation
Wednesday 26 October 2022 - 11:03
Myron Jobson, senior personal finance analyst, comments on ONS employee earnings in the UK 2022.

Groceries taking a bigger bite out of household budgets
Tuesday 25 October 2022 - 10:08
Myron Jobson, senior personal finance analyst, comments on the latest ONS food price inflation, energy bills and rent statistics.

interactive investor comments on the latest HMRC tax receipts
Friday 21 October 2022 - 10:56
The latest bumper tax haul offers clues as to why the tax cutting mini-budget was a dud with markets.

Nation’s financial resilience on a knife-edge
Friday 21 October 2022 - 00:01
Myron Jobson, our senior personal finance analyst, comments on the latest FCA Financial Lives survey.

Obvious lag between data and the state of the property market
Wednesday 19 October 2022 - 10:29
interactive investor's Myron Jobson comments on the latest ONS House Price Index.

Inflation returns to 40-year high of 10.1%
Wednesday 19 October 2022 - 08:38
Runaway prices in tandem with the rising cost of borrowing continue to hit people’s pockets hard.

Pensions triple lock: interactive investor comments
Tuesday 18 October 2022 - 17:45
Following a series of U-turns, could a potential backslide on the pensions triple lock guarantee leave another blemish?

interactive investor comments on the economic statement
Monday 17 October 2022 - 17:03
The roller-coaster ride for UK markets and personal finances is not yet over.

Emergency statement on the mini-budget: what it means for personal finances
Monday 17 October 2022 - 13:28
interactive investor experts comments on the new chancellor’s plans to reverse almost all the tax cuts announced by his predecessor Kwasi Kwarteng in the mini-budget.

ii Private Investor Performance Index: Q3 2022
Monday 17 October 2022 - 09:43
Nowhere to hide: tumultuous year to date sets the clock back, but two-year data remains positive.

Forget a U-turn, this is a full 360 by the PM
Friday 14 October 2022 - 16:11
We are almost back to square one with the decision to reinstate the increase in corporation tax.

Kwexit and U-turns leave consumers spinning
Friday 14 October 2022 - 13:53
Many will be keeping their eyes peeled be on mortgage market, says interactive investor’s Myron Jobson.

interactive investor comments on the Bank of England Credit Conditions Survey
Thursday 13 October 2022 - 10:54
Bleak prognosis among lenders suggests financial resilience being tested among many of those relying on loans and plastic.

PLSA report backs some key findings from ii's Great British Retirement Survey
Wednesday 12 October 2022 - 15:35
The largest UK-wide survey of its kind backs up the PLSA’s findings and emphasises the need for better education on how pensions work.

interactive investor comments on a confidence crisis and property funds
Wednesday 12 October 2022 - 15:06
A more than decade-old problem re-emerges, says Myron Jobson.

Great British Retirement Survey highlights how inflation is wrecking retirement dreams
Wednesday 12 October 2022 - 08:00
This year, Britons have gone from locked in by the pandemic to priced out of retirement, as the cost-of-living crisis bites, and savings plans are cut or axed.

Cash remains king as a budgeting tool
Monday 10 October 2022 - 10:42
Post Office reveals record cash withdrawals and deposits in August.

Rising mortgage rates main blocker for buyers
Friday 7 October 2022 - 07:40
ii rated picks dominate, alongside income-generative and wealth preservation strategies.

Regular investing: the best-selling funds and trusts so far this year
Thursday 6 October 2022 - 11:51
ii rated picks dominate, alongside income-generative and wealth preservation strategies.

interactive investor comments on benefit uprating
Thursday 6 October 2022 - 10:41
Vulnerable consumers face benefits cut in real terms if payments are not uprated in line with inflation.

Child Trust Funds: many accounts forgotten as Junior ISAs take centre stage
Wednesday 5 October 2022 - 10:54
Young people could have an average of £2,100 in their Child Trust Fund account waiting to be claimed.

The Week That Was: investors snap up fixed income securities
Tuesday 4 October 2022 - 15:42
Move follows the mini-budget-fuelled market sell-off as yields rose.

SIPP cashback offer part of continued focus on value
Tuesday 4 October 2022 - 09:41
interactive investor unveils attractive cashback offer for new and existing customers.

Most-bought investments: September 2022
Monday 3 October 2022 - 16:06
Only one active fund makes the top 10 funds, as investors eye up buying opportunities.

One in 10 Britons have chosen a sustainable pension
Monday 3 October 2022 - 12:53
The research for interactive investor has revealed that Londoners are leading the way.

Government U-turn on 45p tax rate abolition
Monday 3 October 2022 - 10:46
interactive investor experts on what it could mean for personal finances.

Report identifies those most at risk of poor retirement
Friday 30 September 2022 - 10:33
Part-time and gig economy workers, low paid and women among those most at risk of inadequate retirement incomes.

More pension schemes tasked with climate-related financial disclosure obligations
Friday 30 September 2022 - 09:25
UK pension schemes worth over £1billion will come under climate-related financial disclosure obligations from the regulator from 1 October.

Bank of England intervention: the impact on pensions
Wednesday 28 September 2022 - 16:48
interactive investor's head of pensions and savings comments on today's move by the central bank.

interactive investor launches new ‘On the Money’ podcast
Wednesday 28 September 2022 - 11:52
The new show will be hosted by a leading team of experts.

NS&I raises Premium Bonds’ prize rate to 2.2%
Tuesday 27 September 2022 - 13:25
Lottery-style alternative to easy access savings account could tempt savers - but investment could be a better bet in the long term.

ii to increase interest on cash balances from 1 October 2022
Tuesday 27 September 2022 - 12:08
interactive investor to increase the rate of interest on cash balances over £10,000.

Mortgage marketplace in flux
Tuesday 27 September 2022 - 12:04
No silver-bullet solution for borrowers as affordability squeeze intensifies.

Sterling’s slump amid biting inflation: what this means for private investors
Monday 26 September 2022 - 15:21
interactive investor comments on the impact of the mini-budget and the prospect of an emergency rate hike from the Bank of England.

Will interest rates rise to 6%?
Monday 26 September 2022 - 14:37
Myron Jobson explains what the fall in the value of the pound and the prospect of interest rates rising to 6% means for personal finances.

Fraudsters scheme amid the cost-of-living crisis
Monday 26 September 2022 - 10:57
Conmen are trying to take advantage of people struggling as prices soar, as scam offences continues to mushroom.

What does the mini-Budget mean for personal finances?
Friday 23 September 2022 - 14:54
ii experts dig into the numbers.

Pension contributions will cost a little more after mini-Budget
Friday 23 September 2022 - 13:41
Our head of pensions and savings Rebecca OConnor explains the impact of the basic rate income tax reduction from 20% to 19%.

interactive investor wins AIC Shareholder Engagement Award for second year in a row
Friday 23 September 2022 - 12:05
Delight over recognition of commitment to shareholder engagement.

A ‘mini’ budget full of big announcements
Friday 23 September 2022 - 11:26
interactive investor comments on announcements made by Kwasi Kwarteng.

Chancellor takes a wrecking ball to current tax system
Friday 23 September 2022 - 10:43
Household savings could be in the front door and straight out the back, says ii's head of pensions and savings Rebecca O'Connor.

National Insurance rise U-turn
Thursday 22 September 2022 - 17:10
interactive investor comments on the announcement from the chancellor.

BoE base rate moves to 2.25%: what now for pensions, savings and mortgages?
Thursday 22 September 2022 - 13:01
interactive investor comments on the impact of the interest rate rise on home owners, pensioners and savers.

Bumper tax haul offers crucial insight ahead of mini-Budget
Wednesday 21 September 2022 - 11:18
Myron Jobson, senior personal finance analyst, comments on the latest HMRC tax receipts.

ii comments on FCA statement over potential enforcement action against Link Fund Solutions
Wednesday 21 September 2022 - 10:30
Dzmitry Lipski, head of funds research, at interactive investor comments.

Nation’s retirement fate will be in the hands of new pensions minister
Tuesday 20 September 2022 - 15:43
interactive investor’s head of pensions and savings Rebecca O’Connor comments on the announcement that Guy Opperman has been removed from the post of Pensions Minister.

What the emergency mini-Budget could mean for personal finances in pounds and pence
Tuesday 20 September 2022 - 14:02
New calculations from interactive investor reveal how much workers could be better off if the 1.25% National Insurance uplift U-turn and 1p income tax cut are announced in Friday’s emergency mini-Budget.

ii comment: City of London trust’s latest result
Tuesday 20 September 2022 - 12:22
interactive investor on the investment trust's results for the year ended 30 June 2022.

Emergency mini-budget: tax cuts expected
Friday 16 September 2022 - 13:25
Tax-cutting measures could ease cost-of-living squeeze and stimulate economic growth – but at what cost?

interactive investor comments on ONS figures for retail sales
Friday 16 September 2022 - 07:54
Rapid price increases curtailed spending appetite during a key month for back-to-school spending and discounted seasonal stock.

Save the date: 11 October is the launch of the Great British Retirement Survey 2022
Thursday 15 September 2022 - 10:02
interactive investor shares details of the launch of the biggest retirement survey of its kind.

interactive investor comments on the ONS House Price Index
Wednesday 14 September 2022 - 10:55
Huge jump in house prices doesn’t tell us where prices are heading amid mortgage affordability squeeze.

Fundsmith Emerging Equities Trust: ii comments on proposed liquidation
Wednesday 14 September 2022 - 10:51
interactive investor is surprised to see no talk of rollover option for the trust’s DIY investors.

Inflation falls to 9.9%
Wednesday 14 September 2022 - 07:59
Psychological impact of not having double-digit price rises doesn’t shroud the reality that inflation remains sizzling hot.

Unemployment falls to 48-year low
Tuesday 13 September 2022 - 08:20
interactive investor says fall in vacancies and deceleration in wage growth paints a less rosy picture.

Spring was an ‘agonising season’ for personal finances
Thursday 8 September 2022 - 11:21
ii's Myron Jobson comments on figures from UK Finance on consumer spending for Q2 2022.

Single parents face cost-of-living wipeout as inflation continues to mushroom
Wednesday 7 September 2022 - 12:41
New ONS data reveals family finances were strained during the pandemic.

Low-income households face 33% rise in costs as energy bills soar...
Tuesday 6 September 2022 - 09:48
...versus 14% for high income households, interactive investor research suggests.

Investment platform charges: time to care
Monday 5 September 2022 - 10:53
interactive investor shares a comment piece by CEO Richard Wilson.

SIPP Trends Snapshot launched by interactive investor
Monday 5 September 2022 - 09:49
Big decrease in tax-free lump sum withdrawals from pensions this year.

Most-bought investments: August 2022
Thursday 1 September 2022 - 11:40
‘Oldies but goodies’ return to favour in tough times as F&C investment trust catapults back into the top 10 for the first time since the dark days of the pandemic.

Nationwide House Price Index: annual house price growth slows but still double digits
Thursday 1 September 2022 - 07:54
A robust property market powers through the inflation storm – but hallmarks of slowdown are present.

School packed lunches up 17%, ii research finds
Wednesday 31 August 2022 - 11:26
Will the supermarkets be feeling the pain too in this back-to-school season?

Rising cost of groceries difficult to swallow
Wednesday 31 August 2022 - 10:24
interactive investor comments on the BRC-Nielsen Shop Price Index, a monthly measure of UK shop price inflation, as the cost-of-living crunch intensifies.

Spike in credit card borrowing
Tuesday 30 August 2022 - 11:15
The biggest annual growth rate of credit card borrowing since 2005 shows the most vulnerable cannot make any further cuts. Myron Jobson comments on the latest Bank of England Money and Credit report.

UK energy price cap to hit £3,549
Friday 26 August 2022 - 10:36
The stratospheric rise in energy is set to be a real-life nightmare before Christmas for consumers.

interactive investor comments on the cost of living payment
Thursday 25 August 2022 - 16:40
The payment is out of date and won’t stretch far enough ahead of bleak winter for personal finances, says Myron Jobson.

Retail investors set to benefit from Tesla’s stock split
Thursday 25 August 2022 - 12:20
interactive investor comments on the electric car maker’s move.

‘No two households’ energy usage is the same’
Tuesday 23 August 2022 - 10:45
Large households could pay up to £2,362 a year more than the headline energy price cap level come April, interactive investor research finds.

Eye-watering UK inflation forecast warns of difficult start to 2023
Monday 22 August 2022 - 14:50
interactive investor comments on the latest outlook from Citigroup’s chief economist.

Inflation-fuelled bumper tax haul leaves some Britons with a sour taste
Friday 19 August 2022 - 12:05
interactive investor comments on HMRC tax receipts at a time of rocketing energy bills.

‘Buy now, pay later adverts can be as clear as mud’
Friday 19 August 2022 - 10:43
interactive investor comments as FCA warns BNPL firms about misleading marketing.

Consumers adapt to higher prices by prioritising essentials
Friday 19 August 2022 - 08:05
interactive investor comments on ONS retail sales.

CT UK Social Bond Fund keeps place in ii ACE 40
Thurs 18 August 2022 - 10:37
interactive investor has retained the fund on the ii sustainable ACE 40-rated list after a formal review.

Runaway UK housing market showing strong signs of a slowdown
Wed 17 August 2022 - 11:14
interactive investor comments on ONS House Price Index figures.

40-year high for price rises could put retirement on hold
Wed 17 August 2022 - 08:11
Retirees with private pension pots will find it harder to make their money last and could run out of money sooner, warns interactive investor's head of pensions and savings.

No respite from relentless rise in prices
Wed 17 August 2022 - 08:08
Inflation continues to wreak havoc on personal finances, says ii's senior personal finance analyst.

Millions not getting the maximum state pension amount
Tues 16 August 2022 - 12:36
Our head of pensions and savings comments on official state pension figures.

‘Real Returns Ready Reckoner’ shows inflation takes shine off gold...
Tues 16 August 2022 - 11:28
...yet the precious metal holds its own compared to other assets, says interactive investor.

Cost of living for students swells by 9% in a year, ii finds
Tues 16 August 2022 - 10:34
interactive investor's Myron Jobson outlines cost-cutting tips for new and existing students.

Stark divide in public and private sector pay, as job vacancies fall
Tues 16 August 2022 - 08:33
interactive investor comments on ONS Labour Market figures.

Food bill: Britain's favourite dishes and beverages price index
Thurs 4 August 2022 - 10:02
Cost of ham sandwich up 22.9% in one year, but some prices have fallen in the last 10 years.

Cost-of-living crisis means more people vulnerable to scams
Wed 3 August 2022 - 11:55
interactive investor comments on The Pensions Regulator's three-year scam strategy.

Balanced Commercial Property Trust: Q2 trading update
Tues 2 August 2022 - 14:59
interactive investor comments on figures from the Super 60 trust.

Most-bought investments: July 2022
Tues 2 August 2022 - 09:23
Investors stick by their passives and wealth preservation strategies against contemplative market backdrop.

House prices move higher in July
Tues 2 August 2022 - 08:00
House prices are showing signs of slowing down - but not nearly as much as buyers would like.

There is a ‘third way’ for workplace pensions
Mon 1 August 2022 - 12:10
interactive investor comments on the launch of collective defined contribution schemes.

Clampdown on marketing of high-risk investments
Mon 1 August 2022 - 11:17
The role of the Financial Conduct Authority isn’t to play nanny, but to ensure clear and concise risk warnings.

ii named recommended SIPP provider by Which?
Mon 1 August 2022 - 10:31
Research by UK consumer champion reflects our outstanding value for money and product offering.

interactive investor cuts dealing charges by 25%
Mon 1 August 2022 - 09:44
Investment platform delivers even greater value for customers.

£400 energy payment: a faff for those with ‘non-smart’ prepayment devices
Fri 29 July 2022 - 12:18
interactive investor warns consumers to remain vigilant against scammers amid the roll-out of government cost-of-living support schemes.

interactive investor comments on ONS housing purchase affordability data
Thurs 28 July 2022 - 11:21
Mortgage affordability is a growing hurdle, but the axing of a key stress test from August offers respite.

Investment platforms appointed gatekeepers on value for money reports, says ii
Wed 27 July 2022 - 12:10
interactive investor comments on the FCA Consumer Duty.

ii reports 48% jump in shareholder votes processed in first half of 2022
Tues 26 July 2022 - 12:44
Rise in private investors making their voices heard at AGMs, including Lloyds Bank, Aviva and BP.

Cost-of-living support policies already out of date
Tues 26 July 2022 - 11:20
Price rises continue to defy expectations.

Trusts vs funds: why it’s vital to take the rough with the smooth
Wed 20 July 2022 - 14:11
Research from interactive investor explores how funds and investment trusts compare through a difficult environment, as well as looking at longer-term performance.

Trusts vs funds: why it’s vital to take the rough with the smooth
Wed 20 July 2022 - 14:11
Research from interactive investor explores how funds and investment trusts compare through a difficult environment, as well as looking at longer-term performance.

More bonds content to help investors amid a changing landscape
Tues 19 July 2022 - 10:15
interactive investor steps up its content and research on bonds and money market funds to help investors navigate the fixed income market.

Mid-life MOTs are great, but prevention is better than cure
Thurs 14 July 2022 - 13:59
interactive investor's head of pensions and savings comments on the extension of the government's Mid-life MOT project.

Pensions dashboards: industry called to the start line
Thurs 14 July 2022 - 12:43
Government emphasises keeping it simple.

interactive investor and Money Movers collaborate
Wed 13 July 2022 - 10:54
Partnership aims to boost participation in investment among women.

Fee-free trading offer on US shares between 27-29 July
Wed 13 July 2022 - 10:06
All eyes on US Q2 earnings season as interactive investor launches offer.

Award-winning money teacher talks to ii
Tues 12 July 2022 - 15:09
‘Growth of “buy now, pay later” services particularly worrying’, winning teacher from 2021 tells interactive investor.

ii Private Investor Performance Index: Q2 2022
Tues 12 July 2022 - 09:57
No escaping the past six months, but private investors weather a volatile two years well.

House prices reach new record high
Thurs 7 July 2022 - 07:34
Halifax House Price Index: growing affordability pressures have not dented demand for homes enough to deter strong price gains.

Chancellor and health secretary exit as cost-of-living crisis rages
Wed 6 July 2022 - 11:41
Sinking feeling for HMS Britain as duo jump ship.

FCA defers definition of what it means to be green
Tues 5 July 2022 - 15:22
The City regulator bides its time but the investment industry and pension and ISA savers need the transparency and peace of mind that official disclosures and labels will give them.

Most-bought investments: June 2022
Tues 5 July 2022 - 10:43
Investors look to diversify away from tech towards alternatives and inflation-busting strategies amid cost-of-living crisis, while passives dominate top fund picks.

ii rebrands its long list from ‘ethical’ to ‘sustainable’
Mon 4 July 2022 - 14:06
interactive investor shines a light on the performance of the sustainable investing universe.

‘The worst is yet to come for consumers’
Thurs 30 June 2022 - 10:45
UK household incomes in longest-ever run of declines due to runaway inflation as agonising autumn for personal finances looms.

Nationwide House Price Index: slowing in UK house price growth
Thurs 30 June 2022 - 07:34
The current pace of price appreciation doesn’t appear sustainable over the long run, but a sharp fall in prices is unlikely.

Investors warned to be on their guard against fraud amid fall in living standards
Wed 29 June 2022 - 12:02
interactive investor comments on UK finance fraud losses data.

Rising cost of essentials continues to hit those on the breadline hardest
Wed 29 June 2022 - 09:02
interactive investor comments on figures from the British Retail Consortium on shop price inflation.

interactive investor to pay interest on cash balances from 1 July 2022
Tues 28 June 2022 - 13:06
Interest will be paid on cash balances held in British Pounds and US dollars.

A rising tide has not lifted all boats, and gaps in pension participation remain
Tues 28 June 2022 - 10:50
interactive investor comments on ONS pension participation trends.

Sales stumble amid high inflation as consumers shift spending priorities
Thurs 24 June 2022 - 07:47
interactive investor comments on ONS retail sales figures.

Geopolitical risk in investing: industry experts reveal regional outlooks in ii masterclass
Thurs 23 June 2022 - 09:49
A recent interactive investor event looked at why investors should not underestimate political risks.

ii ACE 40 rated list: two removals and one new entrant
Wed 22 June 2022 - 13:07
A torrid year to date for ESG prompts Morningstar to act.

Average UK house price jumps by £31,000 in a year
Wed 22 June 2022 - 11:07
However, growing affordability hurdle appears set to stop the runaway housing market in its tracks, says ii, as we comment on the ONS House Price Index.

UK inflation edges up as food prices surge
Wed 22 June 2022 - 08:10
Any hopes that the Bank of England will ease the pace of interest rate hikes likely to be dashed as prices edge higher.

Return of triple lock for pensions in 2023-24
Wed 22 June 2022 - 08:10
Our head of pensions and savings comments on inflation nudging higher after the government confirms that the triple lock will apply to state pensions next year.

Auto-enrolment: what will the next 10 years look like?
Tues 21 June 2022 - 13:19
The Association of British insurers calls for a widening of the auto-enrolment net.

The Great British Retirement Survey 2022: win £1,000
Tues 21 June 2022 - 11:32
We want to hear from you! The biggest retirement survey of its kind, brought to you by interactive investor, is back for a third year.

Regulation of buy now, pay later industry is overdue...
Mon 20 June 2022 - 11:12
...but it should not nullify benefits of BNPL arrangements, says ii.

Ofgem unveils plans to protect consumers as energy crisis rages on
Mon 20 June 2022 - 09:51
The regulator's new proposals will better protect bill-payers as energy bills soar.

‘Sustainable pensions coming for millions’
Fri 17 June 2022 - 14:42
We 'cannot afford to wait for perfect data’ is the message to pension schemes on net-zero alignment reporting.

Britons ‘shift from savers to borrowers’ amid cost of living crunch
Fri 17 June 2022 - 10:58
interactive investor comments on the ONS Covid impact on income and spending study.

Retirement inequality at ‘shocking’ levels as defined contribution pensions take over
Fri 17 June 2022 - 10:38
There are more people with pensions, but ONS data on retirement saving in Great Britain reveals bleak picture for some long-term pension investors.

What does the rate rise mean for inflation and personal finances?
Thurs 16 June 2022 - 12:14
interactive investor experts discuss the Bank of England's hike in interest rates.

Consumer Credit Act: interactive investor comments on plans for reform
Thurs 16 June 2022 - 11:10
Plans laid out to bolster safeguards, improve inclusion and get a handle on buy now, pay later schemes.

Almost half of investors want interest rates to rise by 0.5% or more
Wed 15 June 2022 - 11:25
We share the findings of the latest interactive investor flash poll.

‘Better guidance on pensions and affordable access to financial advice is needed’
Tues 14 June 2022 - 09:08
interactive investor comments on the call for evidence from government on whether people get enough help with pensions.

Hiring optimism tempered by talent shortage and cost of living pressures
Tues 14 June 2022 - 08:20
interactive investor comments on an ONS labour market overview.

1.8 million taxpayers claimed working from home tax relief in 2021-22
Mon 13 June 2022 - 10:15
interactive investor Freedom of Information request reveals action taken by UK taxpayers, and it's not too late to put in a claim worth up to £250.

Cost-of-living crisis could become a ‘new frontier for fraudsters’
Mon 13 June 2022 - 08:55
interactive investor comments on Citizens Advice research on scams.

Stress over financial distress can make it hard to find solutions
Fri 10 June 2022 - 10:57
interactive investor comments on an ONS study on worries about the rising costs of living.

How ii experts get their kids excited about saving
Thurs 9 June 2022 - 15:34
Ahead of My Money Week 2022, ii experts explain how they learned about money growing up, and how they talk to their own children about it.

Personal Assets Trust’s final results: the ii analyst view
Thurs 9 June 2022 - 13:26
Protecting wealth during red-hot inflation is like running against the wind, but Sebastian Lyon has done it again, says interactive investor.

Former ‘big four’ chartered accountant Alice Guy joins ii as personal finance editor
Wed 8 June 2022 - 14:30
New role comes at a crucial time for investors who are facing a once-in-a-generation cost-of-living crisis, with savings under pressure, pensions squeezed and inflation running hot.

2020-21 tax year: the time the cash ISA was no longer king
Wed 8 June 2022 - 12:50
interactive investor experts comment on annual savings statistics from HMRC.

interactive investor comments on calls to reform pension systems to fix ‘slow motion car crash’
Wed 8 June 2022 - 11:17
Our head of pensions and savings considers calls for urgent reform of state and workplace pension systems to improve retirement outcomes.

Buy now, pay later can be a banana skin for those in debt
Wed 8 June 2022 - 09:54
interactive investor comments on Citizens Advice BNPL research.

House buyers frustrated as prices rise for 11th consecutive month
Wed 8 June 2022 - 07:31
interactive investor comments on the latest Halifax House Price Index.

Consumer demand continues to be squeezed by cost-of-living crunch
Tues 7 June 2022 - 08:02
interactive investor comments on British Retail Consortium like-for-like retail sales.

Hanging on to pandemic savings ‘increasingly unlikely’ for many households
Mon 6 June 2022 - 13:10
interactive investor comments on ONS UK household saving ratio and Covid data.

Most-bought investments: May 2022
Wed 1 June 2022 - 13:23
Investors are reacting positively to the global relief rally but are ultimately divided, with those taking risk off the table and others attempting to ‘buy low’.

Mortgage lending down, consumer credit up as rising cost of living bites
Tues 31 May 2022 - 10:56
interactive investor comments on the latest Bank of England Money and Credit report.

Impact of food inflation is unique to each individual
Mon 30 May 2022 - 10:19
interactive investor comments on the ONS lowest-cost groceries inflation study.

abrdn completes acquisition of interactive investor
Mon 30 May 2022 - 09:05
ii, which will operate as a standalone business and independent brand within abrdn, welcomes the start of an exciting new chapter.

Worldwide Healthcare Trust annual results: the ii analyst view
Fri 27 May 2022 - 15:20
interactive investor comments on the investment trust's figures.

‘Nudge’ beats a wink for pension customers who would benefit from more guidance
Wed 26 May 2022 - 13:45
Our head of pensions and savings comments on a new idea and says that many people tend to have a passive approach with their pensions and need some momentum to get going.

New cost of living measures go a long way towards easing the squeeze...
Wed 26 May 2022 - 13:38
...but individuals will have to do most of the heavy lifting to fortify their finances.

Listing regime: ‘time to break the old school club’
Wed 26 May 2022 - 12:09
interactive investor calls on the FCA to protect private investor rights and promote plain English.

What do investors think of a potential windfall tax on energy firms?
Wed 26 May 2022 - 09:12
A new poll of interactive investor website visitors reflects a variety of views on this nuanced issue.

New measures could break down ‘wall of unawareness’ around pensions
Tues 24 May 2022 - 16:50
interactive investor comments on plans from the Pensions Regulator and the FCA.

Premium Bonds: NS&I hikes prize rate
Tues 24 May 2022 - 10:54
The increase in NS&I Premium Bonds prize fund rate is long overdue, and it still pays to shop around for the best deal.

Threadneedle UK Social Bond Fund under formal review
Mon 23 May 2022 - 09:57
ii move prompted by industry veteran and social bond pioneer Simon Bond announcing his retirement in 2023.

Consumers bought more in April, but are changing the way they shop
Fri 20 May 2022 - 08:08
ii's Myron Jobson comments on the latest ONS retail sales figures amid the cost of living crisis.

Andy Burnham calls for more financial education on ii Family Money Show
Thurs 19 May 2022 - 11:11
Manchester Mayor emphasises the link between financial education and well-being.

Protecting access to cash is vital amid cost-of-living crisis
Thurs 19 May 2022 - 10:46
Handling physical cash is also useful for teaching young children about money to help them develop good financial habits.

Myth bust that spending falls through later life
Thurs 19 May 2022 - 09:25
interactive investor comments on findings of new IFS research.

House price growth cools, but affordability a growing concern
Wed 18 May 2022 - 10:59
interactive investor comments on the latest ONS House Price Index.

40-year high for inflation of 9% is ‘panic-inducing’ for the old and vulnerable
Wed 18 May 2022 - 07:43
interactive investor's head of pensions and savings considers the impact on pensioners.

Nowhere to hide for consumers as inflation hits 9%
Wed 18 May 2022 - 07:15
Household budgets are crumbling under the pressure of spiralling inflation.

Is Netflix worth the cost?
Tues 17 May 2022 - 15:03
Price rises set for this Friday offers a timely reminder to take stock of your spending.

Jobseekers holding all the cards amid race to attract and retain talent
Tues 17 May 2022 - 08:25
interactive investor comments on the latest ONS labour market overview.

We are ‘helpless’ against rise in cost of living, says Bank governor
Mon 16 May 2022 - 17:28
interactive investor comments on the remarks made by Andrew Bailey, governor of the Bank of England.

Finsbury Growth & Income half-year results: the ii analyst view
Mon 16 May 2022 - 15:21
Skin in the game ensures Nick Train serves up far more than just platitudes to shareholders.

Energy price cap could be reviewed every three months
Mon 16 May 2022 - 09:01
Reviewing the energy price cap more regularly offers greater consistency, but is likely to spell disaster for struggling households.

Budgeting tips from a former Dragon on the ii Family Money Show
Mon 16 May 2022 - 12:48
Sarah Willingham and broadcaster Gabby Logan discuss the role money has played in Sarah’s family life and entrepreneurial success.

Fastest cost-of-living rise hurts poorest families the most
Fri 13 May 2022 - 12:08
interactive investor comments on ONS Household Inflation estimates.

Bitcoin’s bounce is characteristic of the ‘Wild West’ crypto market
Fri 13 May 2022 - 10:26
interactive investor comments on cryptocurrencies.

The crypto sell-off: a tough pill to swallow for some
Thurs 12 May 2022 - 11:56
The crash highlights the importance of nuanced conversations about risk and reward, says our senior personal finance analyst.

ii unveils new SIPP and ISA cashback offers
Thurs 12 May 2022 - 09:36
Two new cashback offers come at a time when many savers will be counting every single pound