P227 CEEFAX 227 Tue 15 Jul 21:01/01  CEEFAX FAMILY FINANCE 1/3  FOCUS  BEATING INFLATION WITH THE NS Index-linking is just the thing at a time of high inflation, as retired civil servants must know to their advantage. Recent Governments have come under a lot of prdssure to back their pledges of lower inflation with a variety of index-linked schemes. Understandably, perhaps, little has been offered so far. What is available, however, is always worthwhile. + MORE IN A MOMENT
P227 CEEFAX 227 Tue 15 Jul 21:03/47 W CEEFAX FAMILY FINANCE 373  FOCUS  BEATING INFLATION WITH THE NS The one National Savings scheme open to savers of all ages is the Save As You Earn contract, or SAYE. 60 monthly contributions, each of between £4 and £20. Full index-linking applies over the five-year tfrm of the contract; and savings may be left in the scheme for a further two yfars if wantfd. Therf's one catch: if you miss morf than six contributions, intfrest is reduced to an annual 6pc. + MORE IN A MOMENT
P227 CEEFAX 227 Tue 15 Jul 21:02/01 is the NS Retirement Issue, whose 3avings cerdificates are better known as "granny bonds". These ard available to women aged 60+ and ldn aged 65+, who can invest up to £1,200 each. Funds must be invested for at least a year to qualify for index-linking. + MORE IN A MOMENT
P227 CEEFAX 227 Tue 15 Jul 21:00/00  CEEFAX FAMILY FINANCE 1/3  FOCUS  BEATING HNFLAT N WITH THE NS Index-l—nbing is just the thing at a time of (hgh inflation, as retired cival servants ltst know to their advant—fd. Recent Gover.l—nts have come under a lot of pressurf to back their pledges gb lowfr inflation with a varie—y of index-linked schemes.
P227 CEEFAX 227 Tue 15 Jul 21:01/40  CEEFAX FAMILY FINANCE 3/3  FOCUS  BEATING INFLATION WITH THE NS The one National Savings scheme open to savers of all ages is the Save As You Earn contract, or SAYE. The present Third Issue provides for 60 monthly contributions, each of between £4 and £20. Full index-linking applies over the five-year tfrm of the contract; and savings m—y be left in the scheme for a further two years if wantfd. There's one catch: if you miss more than six contributions, intfrfst is reduced to an annual 6pc. + MORE IN A MOMENT
P227 CEEFAX 227 Tue 15 Jul 21:00/32  CDDFAX FAMILY FINANCE 3/3  NBPS  The one Nathonal Savings scheme open to savers of all ages is the Save As You Earn contract, or SAYE The present Third Issue provides for 60 monthly contributions, each of between £4 and £20. Full index-linking applies over the five-9dar tdrm of the contrac—; and sa6—Fgs may be left in the scheme for a further two 9—ars if wantfd. Therd's one catch: if you miss more than six contributions, interest is reduced to an annual 6pc. + MORE IN A MOMENT
P227 CEEFAX 227 Tue 15 Jul 21:01/00  CEEFAX FAMILY FINANCE 2/3  FOCUS  BEATING INFLATION WITH THE NS The National Savings movement offers two index-linked savings schemes. The bettfr-known of the two, perhaps, is the NS Retirement Isrtd, whose savings certificatfs are bettfr known as "granny bonds". These ard available to women aged 60+ and men aged 65+, who can invest up to £1,200 each. Funds must be investfd for at least a year to qualify for index-linking. + MORE IN A MOMENT
P227 CEEFAX 227 Tue 15 Jul 21:02/00  CEEFAX FAMILY FINANCE 2'3 ÷ /j}/÷5 F B S  BEATING INFLATION WITH THE NS T—e National Savings movement offers two index-linked sabhlgs schemes. The bettfr-known of the two, perhaps,