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Editor's Comment: brokers’ platform exit fees should be shown the door

Our sister company interactive investor quietly waived exit fees in 2017 and permanently scrapped them this month. Will other platforms follow suit?

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Budget 2018: It is time to axe the tax on investment success

Editor's comment: The Lifetime Allowance is a tax on prudence and investment success, and it is high time it was done away with.

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Editor’s Comment: sit out a crash – if you don’t need cash

Market meltdown? Its sensible for equity investors to hold their nerve and take a long-term view.

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Editor's Comment: Lifetime Isa won't be missed

We have other tax-free options – the Help to Buy Isa, occupational and personal pensions – designed specifically for each of those goals.

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Editor's Comment: Finding a cure for pension apathy

Pension providers should encourage young investors not just to make an active choice for their pension, but to take a little more risk.

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Editor's Comment: Investors shouldn’t take the hit when a broker goes bust

Look at the annual accounts of your broker and check it is well-capitalised and is not operating a high-risk business model.

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Editor's Comment: Password pain will one day be a thing of the past

Passwords have outlived their security effectiveness and are no longer a user-friendly solution.

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Editor’s comment: Are pension freedoms really making retirees better off?

At a single stroke the pension freedoms caused a revolution in the way people access their retirement pots.

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Editor’s Comment: Raising a glass to 150 years of investment trust efficacy

There have been big celebrations in the world of investment trusts over recent weeks. The industry is 150 years old this year, which seems an excellent reason for parties and cake.

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