Six months to Brexit! Here’s how I’d invest £2,000 in my ISA right now

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So with the deadline gone, we’ve got six months before the UK finishes the transition period and is truly out of the EU. Six months may sound like a long time, but it’s really not. So looking today at how to invest before Brexit via your ISA, to profit from the coming situation makes a lot of sense.Avoid over-trading before BrexitThis is advisable generally, but also because of your ISA limit. The annual subscription limit for a Stocks and Shares ISA is £20,000. Now, if you sell stocks during this period and take the cash out of the ISA, that’s fine. But you can’t keep taking money out and putting money in, as you’ll hit the £20,000 limit just by putting the same money back in again. Given that the ISA is there as a tax wrapper to shield your profits from capital gains tax, wasting some of the subscription limit by moving in and out all the time doesn’t make sense.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…From an investing point of view, I’d also be steering away from trying to trade excessively in this market. In the next six months, we’ll undoubtedly have news which will cause the FTSE 100 to swing around. By all means have a strategy to buy on the dips, but trying to constantly time the market perfectly to both buy and sell in a short period is almost impossible. Investing in chunks for the longer term should put you in a much better position.Split up the £2,000If I had the £2,000, my first action would be to think of it as four lots of £500. I’d be looking to invest one lot now, and then look to deploy the other three chunks over the coming six months. I feel this would give me a much better opportunity to buy into good FTSE 100 firms at an average price I’ll be happy with in the long term.Given that the FTSE 100 is still heavily down from where it started the year due to the stock market crash in March, I’d be buying a FTSE 100 tracker with my first £500. For me, buying the FTSE 100 index at around 6,000 points is a great way to go. Next, I’d make a list of stocks I like. Take a look at The Motley Fool UK team’s favourite stocks for July here. There are plenty of good examples of firms I think are worth buying.Consider buying £500 worth of the stock you like in coming weeks. Or split the £500 into five different firms you like. From here, I’d save the remaining £1,000 for Brexit-related opportunities in the coming months. Deals struck for certain sectors (like fishing or finance) could provide a good reason to buy. Or a market-wide sell-off could mean buying an oversold firm on the dip. That’s smart Brexit investing.The bottom line is that six months will fly by. So by having your strategy and ideas in your head now (and taking some action) you can be poised to take advantage of whatever happens.  I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. See all posts by Jonathan Smith Six months to Brexit! 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