If you invest with Zurich International or Friends Provident, the odds are good that you own a Variable Annuity product.Try to find a financial academic, however, suggesting that they’re a good deal, and you might as well be panning for gold in your bathtub.
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- Andrew Hallam Oct 03, 10:22 PM
Hi Vi, In my books, I said all investors should have both international and domestic stock market indexes, not one or the other. Cheers, Andrew
- Vi Oct 03, 4:51 PM
Hi Andrew, Great books! I have only 1 burning question. I'm a Dutch national living/working in Singapore. Why is it advised to have a domestic...
- Andrew Hallam Oct 03, 11:24 AM
There's also plenty of literature on that fund. You can find it here: http://www.trustnet.com/Factsheets/Factsheet.aspx?fundCode=GEBGA&univ=O&pagetype=performance
- Andrew Hallam Oct 03, 11:23 AM
The Jupiter fund is sold by Friends Provident. Friends Provident doesn't really have its own funds. It sells those of others. The funds that it...
- Arvind Oct 03, 10:56 AM
Thanks Andrew How about the Jupiter fund. The fund doesn't have a lot of literature. Also how is it related to friends fund. Regards
- Andrew Hallam Oct 03, 4:19 AM
Arvind, Do not buy it. The fees are much too high. I was very critical of Friends Provident, in my book, The Global Expatriate's Guide...
- Arvind Gupta Oct 02, 12:40 PM
Hi Andrew, i am an Indian in Singapore and want to confirm on a plan being offered by IFS guys. They are offering JMF-Jupiter Merlin...
- Andrew Hallam Oct 02, 6:20 AM
Efie, Your 18 month period should be measured from when you first started the plan. If this weren't the case, you could be charged a...
- Efie Oct 02, 4:49 AM
Hi again, just trying to get myself around what is best to do with my FPI Premier Advance. So, i had a discussion with my...
- Efie Oct 02, 4:20 AM
Guys, I am very much on the same page. Let's get together to see what we can do!
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