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Nov 28, 2023 3 min
Give the gift of a junior ISA
If you want to invest in the future of your children or relatives, why not consider a JISA as a gift option?
Nov 22, 2023 3 min
What the Autumn Statement means for you
The chancellor has cut taxes and revealed a number of proposed reforms to ISAs and pensions. We summarise the key changes and what they might mean for you.
Nov 20, 2023 4 min
What to expect from the economy and markets in 2024
Vanguard’s economists give their view of where interest rates are headed next year and what this will mean for investors.
Nov 17, 2023 4 min
Vanguard economic update: Growth slowing outside US
Our experts’ latest views on the global economy, including the outlook for growth, inflation, jobs and interest rates.
Nov 14, 2023 4 min
Income or accumulation: Which option is right for you?
So you’ve decided the funds you want to invest in. But now you’ve got a new choice to make: which type of share class? Don’t be put off; it’s really quite straightforward.
Nov 14, 2023 4 min
Hedged vs unhedged shares: what to consider
Some of our funds based in a foreign currency are listed with a ‘hedged’ share class. We explain what this means and if it’s something you should consider.
Nov 13, 2023 4 min
ETFs explained: What are they and how do they work?
A quick guide to ETFs, how they differ to mutual funds and how to work out if they could have a place in your portfolio.
Nov 6, 2023 5 min
Teaching your children about the value of money
We all agree that money matters at any stage in life. But getting children thinking – and talking – about their finances as early as possible is now more important than ever.
Nov 1, 2023 4 min
Why invest in shares when savings rates are high?
Just because savings rates are high, it doesn’t mean cash is keeping pace with inflation. That is why it can be worth considering investing for your long-term financial goals.
Oct 23, 2023 5 min
What to consider before withdrawing cash from your pension
It may be tempting to take money from your pension pot when you’re feeling the crunch, but there are some important things to consider before doing so.
Oct 19, 2023 5 min
Pension or ISA: which is better for long-term saving?
Both pensions and ISAs come with important – but different – tax benefits. But does it make a difference when saving for long-term goals such as retirement?
Oct 3, 2023 4 min
Staying the course during market uncertainty
Market uncertainty is just a fact of life when it comes to investing, so it’s crucial to be prepared and stay disciplined.