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  • Platform fees

    Historically Fund Managers (for Unit Trusts and Open Ended Investment Companies) used to pay Financial Advisors and Trading Platforms a "Trail Commission" out of the Annual Management Charge collected from the Fund. This covered the costs of administering the funds, which are held on a third party platform, on our behalf. Selftrade, along with other platforms, now applies a Funds Platform Fee: this is charged if a customer has held Funds during the relevant time period. For full details of our charges please click here.

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Selftrade does not provide investment advice. If you are in any doubt as to the risk or suitability of an investment or product you should seek advice from an independent financial adviser.

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The extent and value of any SIPP tax advantages or benefits will vary according to the individual's circumstances. The levels and bases of taxation may also change. If your options change regarding an employer's pension scheme you may wish to review your financial situation. Once in a pension your money is only accessible, in general, from age 55.

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