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My personal views on what’s happening in the wacky world of investment trusts…

Junior ISAs, Photo of four children's legs by Ben Wicks on Unsplash

Why I Opened Junior ISAs For My Children

I’ve just been listening to an FT podcast all about the idea of a Financial Room 101. The redoubtable Justin Urquhart-Stewart suggested we banish Junior ISAs from existence. They’ll either snort the proceeds, drink them, or spend them he said, or words to that effect.

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Tackling My Third Financial Crisis

When it comes to running my portfolio, I spend a fair amount of time thinking ahead. I like to plan what new money I’m likely to add over the next year, whether to shift my position sizes a bit, and sell a holding or two to use up my annual CGT allowance.

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