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Nvesta – Safety Net Income Plan

Capital-protected bond

Income linked to the performance of the FTSE 100 index

Minimum-maximum investment:
£5,000-no maximum,
£7,000 Isa

Five years

6.25% gross income a year

Original capital returned in full provided index does not fall by more than 50% and returns to at least its starting value

Closing date:
July 14, 2004

Initial 3%

Tel: 020 7454 0704


Number of occupational schemes fall

The number of live occupational schemes fell 6 per cent as at March 31, 2004 to 94,000 from 100,000 a year earlier, according to figures from OPRA. The number of money purchase schemes fell 6 per cent to 77,300 from 72,700 over the period.

Mortgage Next – Platform Buy-To-Let

Type: Buy-to-let tracker mortgage Tracker term: Lifetime of loan Tracker rate: 1.35% above Bank of England base rate Payable rate: 5.6% Minimum loan: £25,001 Maximum loan: Up to 85% of valuation subject to a maximum of £300,000, up to 75% of valuation subject to a maximum of £500,000 Income multiples: Rental income must be at […]

Forget the cost and focus on value

I read the front-page article, Outcry as FSA tells IFA its fees are too high (MM, May 13) with some disbelief. Obviously, I am not aware of the full facts, and I hope there are some extenuating circumstances or perhaps some important information that was not disclosed to your paper. If not, this stance by […]

Vanni&#39s rum do

Equitable chairman Vanni Treves earned his corn at the stricken society&#39s AGM last week, opening a gift from a policyholder at the University of the West Indies – a bottle of Jamaican rum. Treves spent a rum morning fielding questions from disgruntled retired colonels, no doubt wondering whether the ordeal was worth £125,000 a year. […]

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Read more 9amFinancial advisers and solicitors working together Presented by Ian Muirhead, director & chairman at Solicitors for Impartial Advice (SIFA) Listen to Ian’s expert insight and experiences of how financial advisers and solicitors can work together to deliver mutual benefit and enhanced client outcomes. Register here 10am Financial advisers and accountants working together Presented […]


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