In this guest article, a - female - fund manager describes her working day.
Article by Ana Cucik Armstrong, chief executive of Armstrong Investment Managers. I’m often asked what life as a fund manager is like, especially in times of economic turmoil when the emphasis is on protecting income. My answer? It’s exciting, varied and rewarding but it’s certainly not a 9 to 5 job.
Stocks and shares ISAs – funds you may not have thought of
If you’ve not yet invested your stocks and shares ISA allowance, here are some suggestions.
I’m not really a fan of all the fuss around the ISA deadline of April 5th – partly because I think we rarely make the best decisions when we’re rushed. But I’ve had some emails from Savvy Women wanting advice on where to invest their stocks and shares ISAs. I - and SavvyWoman - can’t give advice, but here are some suggestions of funds you may not have thought of from Justin Urquhart Stewart, who runs Seven Investment Management.
Self-select ISAs explained; how they work and what they cost
If you have a self-select ISA you can take your pick of investments from shares to bonds -- as well as funds.
Self-select ISAs (individual savings accounts) are the DIY version of stocks and shares ISAs. They let you hold a much wider range of investments within the tax-efficient ISA wrapper. Instead of just investing in a fund, you can invest in individual companies (by buying shares), or put your money into investment trusts, for example. So how do you take out a self select ISA and what do you have to bear in mind?