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GE Life – Simplified Sipp

Wednesday, 17 July 2002

Type: Hybrid Sipp

Minimum investment: Lump sum £100,000

Investment choice: GE Life&#39s 26 funds, any unit trust, Oeic, trustee
investment plans

Administrator: GE Life

Charges: Annual £100

Allocation rates: 100%

Commission: Initial up to 6%, renewal up to 1%

Tel: 01462 447002


Slow process

This week I received maturity papers from Friends Provident for a client&#39s 25-year with-profits endowment policy.I dusted down the original file and as you would expect the plan had produced a good return – £21,759 as against the projected value of £12,710 from the original quotation.But perhaps more interesting was the case processing. The acceptance […]

Product matters

AMP NPI&#39s new range of single-charge individual and bulk S32 and S32A contracts alongside single-charge Cimps and group AVCs is a significant move to dominate the transfer and pension restructure market. The range can accommodate guaranteed minimum pensions and protected rights – a major advantage compared with some ranges.I also like its approach to breaking […]

Inora Life – Dynamic Income Plus Fund Series 3

Tuesday, July 16, 2002Type: Guaranteed offshore bondAim: Income by tracking 25 companies from the FTSE 100Minimum investment: Lump sum £6,000Place of registration: DublinInvestment split: 100% tracking 25 companies from the FTSE100Guarantee: Capital returned in full provided investment is held for fiveyearsYield: 2.15% gross a quarter, 9% gross a year or 49% gross at end offive […]

ScotEq highlights &#39protection gap&#39

The UK population is exposing itself to a multi-billion-pound “protection gap”, warns Scottish Equitable Protect.Although rising consumer credit figures indicate people have more financial commitments than ever before, only a minority have made any kind of provision against the risk of defaulting on repayments, says the protection specialist.Less than a quarter of the UK&#39s 11 […]


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