While in the midst of biting my nails over the election result, a friend said: ‘Watching the results coming in was like putting our books and magazines down to concentrate when the plane takes off.’ As if the power of our minds could somehow help the pilot get the bird up in the air. My […]

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I reluctantly updated a lot of the technology that runs Monevator this week. And of course things broke. For instance, pagination and numbering has come unstuck on the longer comment threads. For now we’re either showing up to 200 comments at once on (nearly all posts) or else the most recent remainder (the broker comparison […]

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Long story short: This post won’t apply if you invest entirely within ISAs and pensions. Try to! Most people rightly believe capital gains tax (CGT) is not a tax they’ll pay. Buy-to-let landlords may face a CGT bill when they sell up, due to the size their one-off property gains. But private investors in shares […]

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