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Coventry launches new offset mortgage

Coventry Building Society launches a new offset mortgage.

Key features of this fixed rate product include

5.35 per cent fixed until March 31 2007, followed by +0.75 per cent above Bank of England Base Rate for the term.
Free valuation and discounted remortgage transfer service.
Daily interest calculation is on offer too.
The arrangement fee is 199.
Early redemption charges are in place at 2 per cent of balance redeemed to March 31 2007

The new product is available to borrowers who want to combine their mortgage and savings to benefit from this increasingly popular mortgage.


60m returned to NFU Mutual policyholders

NFU Mutual has announced its 2005 mutual bonus scheme which it says will see general insurance policyholders benefit by up to 60m.The amount of benefit policyholders receive depends on the length of time they have insured with NFU Mutual. Policyholders on first renewal will receive a 4 per cent discount. This rises by one per […]

Investment view

There is growing concern among IFAs that the constant drip of negative coverage of poorly performing funds, such as Bestinvest’s Spot the Dog report, will deter consumers from investing. Bestinvest’s latest report, offered to consumers online or via a freefone number, uses a series of filters to identify 85 underperforming funds. First, they must have […]

Advisers sample training plan for lecturers’ scheme

A group of the Personal Finance Society’s best-qualified advisers has attended pilot training schemes on the Universities Superannuation Scheme in advance of a national advisory programme being rolled out this year.

Purple haze

Those artily named pension consultants, Purple Circle may be very proud of their abstract branding but the Diary wonders if they are aware they have taken the name of the US’s “premier junior livestock magazine”. The magazine says: “Attention is focused on producers and show persons of championship cattle, hogs, sheep and goats: hence the […]


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