Investor Views: "My ISA Lost Money for 2 Years"

Private investor Keira Roth tells Morningstar how short-term losses have not altered her investment plans

Emma Simon 10 May, 2017 | 1:13PM

At the age of 34 Keira Roth worried that she had left it a little late to start saving. In the last five years she has started contributing to both a pension and stocks and shares ISA, but she wishes she had put more aside when she started working.

“It would have been better to have started saving in my early 20s. But I can’t put the clock back now,” she said.

Like many younger people, Roth found it difficult to save, as she had very little spare cash and was not knowledgeable about pensions and finance.

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Emma Simon  is a financial journalist, specialising in investment and consumer issues, writing for Morningstar.co.uk

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