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Grip offers Equality




Type: Income protection contract providing protection in the event of unemployment or disability irrespective of age, gender, sexuality or occupation.

Maximum benefit: Up to £2,500 a month.

Benefit payment term: 12 months.

Deferred period: 30, 60 or 90 days.

Premium: £2.75 per £100 of monthly benefit.

Commission: 20 per cent of monthly premium.

Tel: 0171 264 2012.


Jupiter unit trust pitches into US markets

Jupiter&#39s North American unit trust is its first US fund to be introduced into the UK retail market.The fund will initially have a bigger cap bias, investing in mainly blue chip stocks of such companies as General Electric, Bristol Myer and Microsoft. The stock selection will be based on companies showing strong gross domestic product […]

Derbyshire offers 7 per cent for 2 years

Derbyshire (Isle of Man)MANX BONDType: Two year fixed rate offshore building society bond.Minimum-maximum investment: £5,000 – £250,000.Place of registration: Isle of Man.Interest rate: 7 per cent gross.Term: Until October 31, 2000.Offer period: While funds last.Withdrawal penalties: Subject to 180 days&#39 loss of interest on amount withdrawn.Tel: 01624 663432.

A&L offers fixed rate to buy-to-let market

Alliance & LeicesterBUY-TO-LET MORTGAGEType: Fixed rate mortgage for the buy-to-let market.Fixed term: Until October 1, 2003.Fixed rate: 7.99 per cent.Minimum loan: £20,000.Maximum loan: Up to 75 per cent of valuation.Income multiples: Three times principal income plus second or 2.75 times joint.Arrangement fee: 0.5 per cent of loan up to a maximum of £300.Redemption fee: Six […]

Nationwide survey backs advice

Over one third of adults see financial advice as the major influence on their personal pension choice according to research just published by Nationwide.Only six per cent cited television advertising as the greatest influence.But the response from young people is less comforting for IFAs. In the 18 to 24 year-old age group, 46 per cent […]


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