Do bonds mean prizes? The fund has shrunk by more than 50% from 2013 to 2018 and the number of prizes by a similar proportion, to just 4,316 a week. File photograph: Getty

There has never been as much money in State-backed prize bonds as there is now. And yet the returns on offer haven’t been as low in more than 10 years(...)

If you have opted for a life-wrapped investment product, there is nothing to be done, as the life company computes the taxes and passes them on to Revenue on your behalf.  Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

If funds are more expensive than we might have otherwise thought – as evidenced by new European regulations (insert link: https://www.irishtimes.com/b(...)