With-profits bonus announcement

With-profits bonus announcement
Standard Life today announces a review of its with-profits bonus rates. Most plans affected by this declaration will show an increase in value since the October 2008 bonus review, although as a consequence of 2008?s extreme investment conditions, plan values will generally be lower than a year ago. Many customers continue to benefit […]

Schroders develop customer proposition with Standard Life Wrap

Schroders develop customer proposition with Standard Life Wrap
In a new and innovative relationship, Standard Life and Schroders are working together to offer Schroders’ direct customers advised and tailored solutions for personal financial management and portfolio planning.
The arrangement, which follows extensive and conclusive customer segmentation research, will begin with a tailored communication strategy to Schroders’ direct […]

50 is the new 40…..but only if you are 45!

50 is the new 40…..but only if you are 45!
New research from Standard Life has revealed that 30% of the population think middle age hits between 46 and 50. The big exception is the 18-24 year old category; with 41% thinking that middle age is a staggering ten years earlier between the ages of 36 […]

Singles neglect estate planning according to Standard Life

Singles neglect estate planning according to Standard Life
One in five single people do not have a will drawn up, risking their dying wishes being unheard and having their estate divided by the law, according to research from Standard Life.
The 2008 Wills and Trusts Research Report shows that single people and those with children younger than […]