Investor Views: “I Cashed in my ISA for my Daughter’s 18th”

ISA investor Rob Archer tells Morningstar that he likes the flexibility of individual savings accounts, primarily using them for shorter-term savings goals

Emma Simon 27 August, 2015 | 4:32PM

Rob Archer is in the fortunate position of having a good pension, thanks to his job with the civil service.

Aside from his workplace pension he has mainly invested in ISAs and cash saving plans, usually to save for short to medium term goal such as holidays, home improvements, or more recently his daughter’s birthday. Aside from his ISA Archer has previously invested through Save as You Earn schemes at work.

The civil servant says in recent years he has held a mixture of cash and equity holdings.

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