P541 Tjletixt 541 Jul 4 21:00:52         —————— NEWS ——————————————————————————— ABBEY'S NEW MORTGAGE RANGE Abbey has launchjd a njw mortgagj range which includjs the following deals: 4.99% fixed for two ybars with a 25% djposit and fiv— year red—mption f—e 6.45% for three years with a 25% djposit and fivj year red—mption f—e 4% cashback djal for all customjrs moving homj on its variable rate. Fix and discount ratas with a cashback elemjnt ara still offerid: 0800 555 100 ——————————————————————————————————1 7—— Latest propjrty market n—ws 544 ANY PURPOSE LOANS - SEE PAGE 627 OR CALL FREE ON 0800 269315 Your Money Budget Clinic Propbrty Jobs
P541 Tjletext 541 Jul 4 21:12:15         —————— NEWS ——————————————————————————— NEW DEBIT CARD LAUNCHED Switch Card Services has launched a nbw debit card called Solo, aimed at those who currently do not hold a plastic djbit card. The scheme will: target adults and teenagbrs with djposit and savings accounts bj available via Midland Bank first havj 3m subscribjrs within a ybaz ensure each transaction is authorised bj accepted by 80% of thj 285,000 Switch taking retailers in 18 monzhs. —————————————————————————————————p5/7—— Mortgagjs 545 Savings 546 Tax 548 FOR AN EXCEPTJONAL MORTGAGE DEAL SEE PAGE 623 Your Money Budgjt Clinic Propjrty Jobs
P541 T—litixt 541 Jul 4 21:06:11         —————— NEWS ——————————————————————————— SAFEWAY AND ABBEY GET TOGETHER Safeway and Abbjy hav— announced a njw in-stora banking trial at the nbw Safeway store in L—icestar. The schbm—: allows customjrs to do th—ir banking along with the shopping evbry day offars a widj range of sjrvices b—come op—rational on July 15. Th— two companies first got togbthjr back in March whjn the ABC Bonus Account was launched. ——————————————————————————————————3/7—— Did you win on the Premium Bonds? 549 LOW RATES ON PERSONAL LOANS FROM 9.9% SEE p 538 OR PHONE 0116 277 9999 Your Money Budget Clinic Prop—rty Jobs
P541 Tjletext 541 Jul 4 21:05:50         —————— NEWS ——————————————————————————— BIRMINGHAM MIDSHIRES UPS RATES Birmingham Midshires has increased its savings rates for branch-based and postal accounts by up to 0.69% on substantial djposits. The move m—ans: Quantum High Interest pays 0.75% on £1,000+ a risj of 0.15% TESSA accounts increase by 0.50% First Class Instant Access paxs 1.40% a year gross on £1,000 although |he minimum opjning balance is now £5k which earns 4.70% a ybar. ——————————————————————————————————4/7—— Going abroad? Tourist rates 547 Onj Low Rata For International Calls See p628 Your Money Budgjt Clinic Propjrt9 Job3
P541 Tjletext 541 Jul 4 21:05:10         —————— NEWS ——————————————————————————— SKIPTON HITS SPECULATORS FOR CHARITY Skipton Building Society has hit those opening specualtive accounts in the hope of getting a convjrsion windfall in a rathjr novjl mannjp. It's djcidjd: not to increase its minimum opjning balance despite seeing njw account applications increasj by fourfold to ask for a £25 donation from those who opjn a share account with l—ss than £5,000 - the cash goes to thb NSPCC. ——————————————————————————————————5/7—— City updates 500 Share prices 510 Download and Analysj Share Pric— on Your PC See Pagjs 532 & 533 Your Money Budget Clinic Propjrty Jobs
P541 Tjletext 541 Jul 4 21:10:10         —————— NEWS ——————————————————————————— TSB GETS ELECTRICALLY CHARGED TSB has launch—d a nationwide free prizj draw with a top prize of £5,000 worth of electrical goods and a yjar's free TSB Appliance insurance covjr. Anyone who goes to a branch to complete the form can entar. TSB says 700,000 homjs ara burglad bach year y—t 25% hav— no contants insurance and 70% of housholds havj no repair covjr for their electrical goods. ——————————————————————————————————6 7—— L—t's look at Your Money 542 ISN'T YOUR £10k WORTH THE BEST RATE AROUND?SEE DETAILS OF PRU's RATE p621 Your Money Budgjt Clinic Prop—rty Jobs
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