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Pensioners guide from Age Concern

Age Concern is publishing the 23rd edition of its guide to taxes and investment opportunities specifically designed for pensioners.

The guide called &#39Your Taxes and Savings 2001&#39 gives an overview of the tax system for the 40 per cent of pensioners who pay tax.

The guide also covers how to check a tax bill, protection for investors and different approaches to forming an investment portfolio.

Age Concern England director general Gordon Lishman says: "Your Tax and Savings has proved invaluable in guiding older people through the tax system and savings options."


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Misys deal could face probe over competition

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Norwich & Peterborough – Six Month Fixed Rate Bond

Thursday, 28 June 2001.Type: High interest account.Minimum-maximum investment: £1,000-no maximum.Interest rates: 5.1 per cent gross a year, 4.98 per cent gross a month.Term: Six months.Offer period: Until further notice.Withdrawal penalties: If no notice given, 30 days&#39 loss of interest on amount withdrawn unless at least £1,000 remains in bond.Tel: 0845 3002511.

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