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Personal finance: Isa season is here

Just this once, listen to advisers

By Merryn Somerset Webb   March 2013

There should be no such thing as an Isa season. If we all invested regularly—every month by direct debit—or if we didn’t all leave things to the last minute, there would be no need for it. But we don’t. So for the last few months of every tax year the big money management companies devote themselves to persuading us of the urgency of the situation. If we don’t invest before 5th April, we are told, we will be much poorer than everyone who does.

Usually if you listen to the promises of riches that come from parts of the financial…

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