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Putting property into an ISA

But as cash ISAs have struggled to keep up with inflation savers might be surprised to know that they could instead be investing their ISA allowance in residential property, via

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How to invest in gold

Despite the recent significant price correction, gold’s function as a long-term store of value remains intact and investors should see it as an integral part of their portfolios given the

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Bricks and Mortar: Why invest in buy-to-let?

People will always need a place to live and with the housing shortage it is hardly surprising that once again the popularity of investing in buy-to-let is on the increase.

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The case for gold versus cash

The precious metal climbed from £183/oz in 2000 to £1,053 in 2012. However, at the time of writing it is currently at £910.68, a level not seen since December 2011.

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Buy-to-let on a budget offers best yields

One and two-bedroom properties provide the highest rental returns for investors with average yields of 6.8% and 6.4% respectively based on data covering 50,000 properties across England, Scotland and Wales.