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Bonuses benefit Healthy Investment members

Its good news for Healthy Investment members as bonuses of over £1.7 million have been added to their With-profits investments. The 2018 bonus declaration has now been finalised and all members will be receiving their bonus statement over the next few weeks. With-profits that works In a year of extremely challenging investment markets all our With-profits ISAs, Bonds and Savings …

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What is an Investment Bond?

What is an Investment Bond?

A lump sum investment – A single premium policy – A one off investment – An Insurance Based Investment Product – Whilst technically all of the definitions of an Investment Bond are correct, it’s no wonder investors sometimes get confused. When investors and investment companies talk about ‘lump sums’ it often conjurers up images of large amounts of money. Many …

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How to Gift Money to children or grandchildren

Christmas is a time for giving and what better gift could you give to the children and grandchildren you care about than a gift which could grow into a really useful sum of money. As the festive season approaches, the Healthy Investment team thought it would be helpful to provide you with some useful information on the rules, yes there …

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Top Tips on How to Enjoy a Family Christmas on a Budget

With Halloween and Bonfire Night now a distant memory, it’s time to get ready for Christmas. The Healthy Investment team believe that there is no need to spend a fortune to enjoy a family Christmas – you can avoid being in debt in January by planning ahead with our helpful top tips. Healthy Investment Tip 1 The first step is …

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The Cost of Buying Your First Home

Buying your first home is a very exciting time. However, we all know that it’s also going to be an expensive time. The team at Healthy Investment have set out what costs are involved to help you work out how much you need to save. We recommend that you save up enough to cover all of the major upfront costs, …

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Make the Most of Your ISA

Making the Most of Your ISA

In an article published on 17 September in the Financial Services supplement of the London Evening Standard, we discuss the Healthy Investment Stocks and Shares ISA. You can read the article on page 14 here: Making the Most of Your ISA. You may be disappointed with the interest rate you are earning on your cash ISA or concerned about the …

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How to Manage Money

Teach Your Children How to Manage Their Money

The Healthy Investment team have been asking parents how they teach their children about money. As a financial services organisation and as experts in saving and investing, we believe it is extremely important for parents to teach their children how to manage their money at an early age so that when they fly the nest, they have the skills to …

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What is a Friendly Society?

Despite being around for a couple of hundred years there’s still a lot of misunderstanding about exactly what a friendly society is. I can assure you that, like a family friend asked me last week, it’s not just a place where all the staff get along really well. Many, but not all, friendly societies are financial services and insurance providers, …

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A Beginner’s Guide to Investing

Do you have money sat in your bank savings account? Are you looking for greater returns on your money than the interest it earns? If the answer is yes, it could be worth thinking about investing some of it. After all, you’ve worked extremely hard for your money. Why not make it work harder for you. The right investment for …

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What is a Child Trust Fund?

Child Trust Funds (CTFs) are government tax-free savings accounts for children who were born between 1 September 2002 and 2 January 2011. Even though CTFs have stopped, existing CTFs can continue until the child is 18. Parents, grandparents, friends and relatives can still continue to pay into the account or top it up on special occasions such as birthdays or …

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