Personal Finance: Loose Change
Saturday 12 June 1999
NORWICH AND Peterborough Building Society and CGU, the insurer, are jointly launching Portfolio Bonus Bond. Up to 40 per cent of the bnd is invested in N&P's Portfolio Bonus Account, paying 7 per cent gross in the first year (with a 2 per cent bonus). The rest is invested in CGU's portfolio bond, a unit-linked investment plan. Access is without notice or loss of interest. New deposits may be made in the first year. Minimum investments are pounds 10,000. Call 01733 372372.
PREMIER FUND Managers is launching a split capital investment trust, Premier High Income, which aims to provide a relatively safe option of 8 per cent income over its six-year life. Dividends will be paid quarterly. Call 0800 212577 for details.
Returning to the stage after 20 years makes actress feel 'nauseous'
Undergraduates will be able to study beatboxing and performance poetry at one of Europe’s leading conservatoires for the first time, after the Guildhall School of Music and Drama revealed plans for a “groundbreaking” degree course.
Life & Style blogs
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Spider app launched to help arachnophobes identify the creepy-crawlies they find at home
Jennifer Lawrence nude pictures leaked: Reddit removes 'The Fappening' board dedicated to sharing naked pictures of celebrities
More women are now playing video games than men
A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Scottish independence: Yes campaign feels the heat as Alex Salmond's NHS claims come under furious attack
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
£23m Birmingham cycle scheme is attacked by Tory councillor for not catering to the elderly
- 1 Scottish independence: Ireland since 1919 is a lesson for Scotland in what a Yes vote means
- 2 Watch a man race the Circle line - and win
- 3 A bottle of wine a day is not bad for you and abstaining is worse than drinking, scientist claims
- 4 Grandmas keep accidentally tagging themselves as Grandmaster Flash on Facebook
- 5 Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
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