ISA-shunning savers miss out on £509 million

Jess Bown

What would you do with £509 million? It's an amount almost too large to contemplate. But according to new figures from financial adviser network Unbiased, that's how much we wasted as a nation last year simply by failing to take full advantage of our ISA allowances.

And we risk losing out by even more this year, if we don't take action to shelter our savings from tax within an ISA before April 5.