How to invest in corporate bonds (and why you should)

Reading Time: 5 mins Corporate bonds – like loans to companies – guarantee you a rate of interest over a fixed term. So, how do they work, and why should you consider investing in them? Your savings account isn’t giving you the best return on your money. Easy-access cash savings accounts don’t offer interest rates that match inflation: you’re … read more

The Personal Savings Allowance Explained (And Why It’s a Great for Investors)

Reading Time: 4 mins The Personal Savings Allowance meant changes in interest taxation rules. But what did the changes mean, and how do they affect your savings? You don’t have to pay any tax on the first £1000 earned in interest. What that really means is, with today’s low interest savings accounts where a ‘good’ rate is still only … read more

How to Invest in REITs – And Why You Should

Reading Time: 5 mins REITs have become a portfolio staple for income investors over the past decade, but what exactly are REITs? Why are they becoming more popular? and how can you invest in REITs? To find out the answers to all those questions and more read our article on how to invest in REITs below. Real Estate Investment … read more

Do you qualify for a Help to Buy ISA?

Reading Time: 4 mins If you’re a first-time property buyer saving up for a deposit to buy a house, you then should open a Help to Buy ISA pronto. This is because this Government initiative is set to end on 30 November 2019, which leaves less than two months to open one. Take a look at our guide to … read more

What is FTSE and why should you care about it?

Reading Time: 5 mins What is the FTSE anyway? You hear about the FTSE (pronounced ‘Footsie’) index all the time in the news and you read about it in money articles. It goes up and it goes down, and experts take to the news outlets as soon as it does either of those things (mostly when it goes down). … read more

Free money: how to get your hands on it now!

Reading Time: 8 mins Free money. It doesn’t exist right? Wrong…well, at least you can get back money you didn’t know you had. That certainly exists…millions of pounds-worth of it in fact! An easy way to make money is by looking for old accounts, lost pensions and missing assets. You might be surprised at what’s there for you. And … read more

How to make money and save money in 2015

Reading Time: 9 mins Make money and save money every month this year. Look through these tips and you can make some notes in your diary to help you get ahead of the game and rake in the cash each month this year! January February March April  May June July August September October November December

Index fund investing: a complete beginner’s guide

Reading Time: 7 mins Looking to invest in index funds? Here’s a complete beginner’s guide to index fund investing with everything you need to know about this type of investment.

All the Major Financial Changes for April 2022

Reading Time: 5 mins With the end of the tax year looming, we take a look at all of the financial changes happening in April 2022. Although we have previously touched upon these here. We are rounding up everything you need to know to move forward. As we have reported over the last year, from this April (2022), consumers … read more

Investment Articles Round-Up

Reading Time: 4 mins It is the start of our Spotlight on Investing month here at MoneyMagpie, so we’ve compiled an Investment Articles Round-Up to get you started. From the basics to different types of investing, this is a great place to start. So keep reading, we hope you enjoy our Investment Articles Round-Up. The Basics Cryptocurrency Commodities Gold … read more

Save an extra £3,000 a year with Chip + Get a Free £10

Reading Time: 2 mins We all aim to get better at saving. Fact. In truth though, it can alienate many people, and knowing who to bank with, how to pay in, what to pay in, it all becomes a little bit confusing. At MoneyMagpie we try to keep our readers up to date with all the best new ways … read more

International Women’s Day Roundup

Reading Time: 3 mins It’s International Women’s Day! MoneyMagpie was founded by a strong female leader in the personal finance industry. Jasmine Birtles founded the website almost 15 years ago. Her mission was, and still is, to empower people to take control of their finances. Money can be a daunting and complicated subject. It is one people shy away … read more

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