The Abundance Blog

The latest news and views from the world of crowdfunding, ethical investment and green investment.

Pensions and ISAs: a blueprint for change


As a nation we seem confused about the best way to get to retirement with enough money. With just half the population owning or considering a pension, this needs to change and to do that means addressing the issues holding pensions back: a fear of risk, lack of confidence and complex, banal rules. Read more…


Is your money stuck in neutral?


Ask people about politics in general and they will answer in general terms. They say that Westminster is out of touch, that all the main parties sound and look the same. Uniformly uninspiring. Are we risking the same for our money? Read more…




The new campaign from Move Your Money has launched. Divest! is encouraging consumers to take control of their money and what it finances. Read more…


Not saving, but drowning


Not only has Good Money Week started, the first Great British Money Survey Report has been launched, outlining our attitudes to saving and investing. Get a preview of the headline topics we uncovered on the blog. Read more…


Updates to our Terms & Conditions


On 1 October we made some changes to our Terms & Conditions to make sure we comply with new rules from the Financial Conduct Authority, and because we now charge a fee if you want to withdraw to a non-UK bank account. Read more…


Divestment isn’t the end of the story


The divestment movement – taking money out of fossil fuels – has already grown significantly in 2014. While celebrating successes, it is important to keep a longer term focus in mind, including what the money divested is then re-invested in. Read more…