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Bristol & West announces lower capped rates

Bristol & West has announced a mortgage with a rate of 3.99 per cent, capped to February 2002.

The capped rate is followed by a 1.75 per cent discount off the standard variable rate for a further 12 months, and is available for loans of a minimum £100,000.

B&W is also offering a two year rate capped at 4.89 per cent and a five year fixed rate of mortgage at 5.75 per cent.

B&W lending product manager Rachel Hunt says: “We decided to start the new year by offering the best rates available in the market place.”


Kerry Richardson

An AA man to the rescue. How many of us have experienced that little moment of salvation, stand-ing next to our car in the pouring rain? It is precisely these powerful and reassuring images that AA Insurance and Financial Ser vices managing director Kerry Richardson refers to when talking about AAIFA. Asked why the AA […]

Axa Sun Life spreads its bets across UK

Axa Sun Life has introduced the European opportunities fund. The fund is an open ended investment company (Oeic) which can also be used as an Isa. Axa Sun Life has aimed the fund at existing investors who already have a low-risk portfolio, and who are looking to add a higher risk investment that gives a […]

Friends Provident announces bonus declaration

Friends Provident has announced its bonus declaration for with -profit endowment policyholders for 2000. For conventional with-profit endowment life policies the declared regular bonus is 2 per cent on the sum assured, and 2.5 per cent on attaching bonuses. The bonus declaration for conventional with-profit personal pension policies is 2.5 per cent on basic pension […]

Home is where the hearth is

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Benefits of using a probate bare trust

Have you ever wondered what happens to someone’s investment bond on their death if it is not written in trust? When someone dies it is essential to deal with their estate, which can be made up of their home, belongings, investment bonds and anything else they may have owned. But, it is not as simple […]


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