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Only a third have a pension says A&L index

Only one third of people have any type of pension according to the latest Alliance & Leicester Wealth Tracker Index.

At 34 per cent this is a marginal increase from July, when it stood at 32 per cent.

With only 29 per cent of women making provision, they lag behind the 40 per cent of men who have done so.

People living in East Anglia top the regional tables with 50 per cent having taken out a pension, almost double that of people in Wales and Yorkshire at 26 per cent.


Product Matters

Inheritance tax planning is one of the areas of financial planning that has by and large managed to resist the onslaught of low-cost, league table-driven, direct-access solutions for consumers.The two most obvious reasons for this are that the sort of people affected by IHT tend by definition to have the cash to pay someone else […]

Investors looking to the longer term, says Killik & Co

Equity investors will look to the medium term and not be so concerned over day to day news in 2002, according to Killik & Co.Killik & Co is predicting that investors are coming to terms with daily market volatility and will see equities as increasingly attractive in the light of low interest rates. Killik & […]

Genesis Home Loans – Genesis Sapphire Fixed

Friday January 4, 2002 Fixed term: April 1, 2003. Fixed rate: 7.24 per cent. Minimum loan: £25,001. Maximum loan: Loans of up to 60 per cent of valuation subject to a maximum of £400,000, 61 – 75 per cent subject to a maximum of £250,000. Income multiples: 3.75 times principal income plus second or 3.25 […]

Pink Home Loans – Exclusive Buy to Let 5 Year Fixed Rate

Friday, 4 January 2002. Fixed term: Five years. Fixed rate: 5.99 per cent. Minimum loan: £15,001 purchases, £25,001 remortgages. Maximum loan: Up to 85 per cent of valuation subject to a maximum of £500,000, maximum of five properties. Income multiples: Rental income must be at least 125 per cent of monthly mortgage payment. Arrangement fee: […]


Lifetime Isa – how it works

According to George Osborne “people like Isas – because they’re simple”. Fiona Tait is not convinced… Contributions & bonuses What he said: “From April 2017, anyone under the age of 40 will be able to open a Lifetime Isa and save up to £4,000 each year. And for every £4 you save, the Government will […]


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