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Melton Mowbray – Belvoir Bond

Thursday, 12th October 2000.

Type: High interest savings account.

Minimum-maximum investment: £2,500 – £100,000.

Interest rates: 7 per cent gross.

Term: Until April 30, 2002.

Offer period: Until further notice.

Withdrawal penalties: 90 days&#39 loss of interest on amount withdrawn.

Tel: 01664 563937.


Abroad overview of pensions

My wife and I are contemplating retiring abroad within the next couple of years. While I appreciate this is a complex area, I would be grateful for any general advice or guidance you can offer us. In particular, I am interested in what will happen to our pensions, personal and state, should we choose to […]

Verso – The Windfall Mortgage

Thursday, 12th October 2000.Type: Discounted rate mortgage.Discounted term: Six months.Discount: 1 per cent.Payable rate: 6.78 per cent.Minimum loan: £25,001.Maximum loan: Up to 95 per cent of valuation subject to a maximum of £300,000 for self-certification, £5 million for full status.Income multiples: 3.5 times principal income plus second or 2.75 times joint.Arrangement fee: None.Redemption fee: None.Conditions: […]

Investec Asset Management – Sterling High Income Bond Fund

Thursday, 12th October 2000.Type: Umbrella fund.Aim: Income by investing in international fixed interest securities.Minimum investment: £2,000 or $3,000.Sub funds: None.Place of registration: Guernsey.Charges: Initial 5 per cent, annual 0.75 per cent.Switching: £25 per switch.Commission: Initial 3 per cent.Tel: 0800 3892299.

Halifax worries IFA with string of minor errors

Halifax has been reported to Bungle Busters after it tried to sell a personal loan to the child of a Conwy-based IFA.Halifax wrote to the 11-year-old daughter of Brian Roberts Financial Services principal Brian Roberts last week enclosing an application for a personal loan.Roberts claims it is not the first time the high-street lender has […]


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