The End Of Bonus Bonds

31 August by Lifetime

The End Of Bonus Bonds

There has been much attention on Bonus Bonds recently with ANZ's announcement to close the scheme. But for the 1.3 million of you with a share of the $3.2 billion held in Bonus Bonds – what should you do? As is often the default position with investment scheme wind-ups, we suggest you sit tight. Now just might be the only time that Bonus Bonds have ever proved to be a worthwhile investment.

This article echos our thoughts nicely.

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