Mar 26, 2012

Transferring your ISA Balance

About ISA

ISAs are basically tax-free savings products that remain available to all the British people. There are mainly 2 types of ISAs including cash ISA, which allows the savings of a specific capital amount on yearly basis and the other one is shares and stocks ISA, which enables investment of a particular amount in the stock market. It is seen that nowadays many of the financial organizations are providing a range of ISA products, whereas, the investors are showing their inclination towards transferring their holdings between them.

Points to be noted while ISA Balance Transference

Here we will discuss about some points, following which you will easily be able to transfer your ISA balance.

Consider the ISA type, in which you want to transfer your cash balance. There are some set rules of transfers between different ISA accounts. But if you possess a cash account you can easily be able to transfer that ISA account balance to another individual savings account. But, if you want you can never transfer your stocks and shares ISA to cash ISA; however, if needed you can only transfer it to another stocks and shares ISA.    

First undergo a through research on the available ISA products and try to understand how to handle them. As for instance, some are seen to offer fixed interest rate but in place of it, you need to lock your balance for a prefixed time-being.

On the other hand, transference of the stocks and shares ISAs remain completely dependent on the performance of the stock market. So, before taking any decision, it is always better to keep an eye on this matter. Or else, a wrong decision and a wrong market condition can lead you to serious trouble.

To know more about this topic, you should better consult with the ISA service providers.

No comments:

Post a Comment