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Legal & General doubles Isa market share

Legal & General says its share of the Isa market more than doubled in the year to June 2002.

The life and pensions provider says its market share rocketed to 11.9 per cent in the second quarter of this year from 4.8 per cent over the same period last year.

Retail investments director Simon Pistell says: “Although market conditions have been tough investors have continued to recognise the benefits of L&G&#39s value for money propositions.”


Medicash – Essential Surgery Plan

Tuesday 13 August, 2002 Type: Healthcare Cash Plan Minimum premium: £8 a month, £96 a year Minimum-maximum ages: 3-65 Maximum benefits: £6,000 Deferred period: Up to age 44 two years, 45-60 three years, 61 and above four years. Applies to pre-existing conditions only Commission: Initial 15%, renewal 5% Tel: 0845 9645252

Praise for Pickering

Many of the headlines on Alan Pickering&#39s report, A Simpler Way to Better Pensions, have concentrated on one aspect of his recommendations – the proposed option for employers to provide a pension scheme without the need to include dependants&#39 benefits or increase pensions in payment.Employers are switching away from defined-benefit schemes, where they take the […]

Northern Rock Guernsey – Offshore Fifty Fifty Issue 10

Thursday, 15 August, 2002 Type: Offshore guaranteed equity bond and high interest account GUARANTEED EQUITY BOND Aim: Growth linked to FTSE 100 index Minimum-maximum investment: £5,000-£2.5m Term: Five years Guarantee: Original capital returned in full at end of term Return: Up to 70% growth in the FTSE 100 index over term Closing date: September 11, […]

Scottish Mutual – Investment Intelligence

Friday, August 9, 2002Aim: Income and growth by investing in cautious, steady and highergrowth fundsMinimum investment: Lump sum £5,000Investment split: Choice of cautious, steady and higher growthfundsIncome facility: Monthly, quarterly, four monthly, half yearly,annuallyCharges: Annual depends on fundCommission: Initial 6.25%Tel: 0845 7660221


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