Monthly archive for April, 2013

New launch cash management service – Savings Maximiser

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Savings Maximiser Image 2Fair Investment Company has launched a new cash management service aimed at those with £100,000+. The service is designed to provide customers with a consistently competitive rate of interest rate while maintaining security for their savings:

  • Comparing best buys from across the savings market
  • Offering a range of terms – fixed rate, notice and instant
  • UK-only institutions providing FSCS peace of mind
  • Simple, secure and time-saving

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New ISA allowance for 2013-14

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Ever since the March 2010 budget, when Alistair Darling announced that in future years the limits would rise annually with inflation, the start of the new tax year on 6th April has been a key date for savers. The annual increase means that many are keen to begin using their tax-efficient allowance for the coming year as soon as possible.

Last Year’s Limits

In 2012/13, the individual ISA allowance was £11, 280, of which up to £5, 640 could be placed in a cash ISA with the remainder in a stocks and shares ISA.

New Year, New Allowance

The new tax year 2013/14 began on 6th April 2013, and that means that the new ISA limit of £11,520 is now effective. The system works in the same way as last year – you can invest the full amount into a stocks and shares ISA, or you can invest up to £5,760 into a cash ISA and the remaining balance into a stocks and shares ISA.

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