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If I were to invest with A J Bell or Hargreaves Lansdown in a self select Stocks & Shares ISA and they were to 'go bust', what would happen to my investment?

David | County Down | 28/07/2020 | 0

  • Stocks and Shares ISA
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hi, I am looking to invest my private works pension into a sipp. I know i am giving up certain benefits but i would like much more flexibility in withdrawing my pot which is £400,000. With been a novice investor, have been researching different platforms on your website and have narrowed it down to AJ bell Invest and Pension Bee. I am 60 years old looking to invest for a couple of years before taking drawdown.I am getting fianancial advice through work but they seem to want to push me towards Aegon or Royal London which i am not keen on due to poor reviews of platform and of cost, even though royal london seem to give out a yearly dividend. Any comments would be gratefully recieved. many Thanks Alan

Mr. Alan Owers | DUR | 24/07/2020 | 3

Holly Mackay's Response

How can I compare the performance of different tracker funds (e.g. between PensionBee, Nutmeg, AJ Bell)? I want to see their track records.

Vivienne | London | 22/07/2020 | 2

  • Funds
Holly Mackay's Response

Hi, I would like to advise my millennial kids where to invest their pot of savings (they already have an emergency fund and a pension) for buying a house in 7 to 8 years time. I thought of investing in a Vanguard Target Date Fund (or a lifestyle fund, which would allow them to select the fixed/equity ratio), with a view to perhaps encashing it 5 years before they need the money to avoid additional risk. The alternative, ie keeping the money in cash for 7 to 8 years, also seems risky and a wasted opportunity. Any thoughts or advice? Thank you, Mark

Mark Baldry | SXE | 30/06/2020 | 0

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