fixed for life

fixed for life

Having enough money to live one's life easily and comfortably. Steve was fixed for life after winning the lottery.
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When this is completed they are fixed for life: their legs are now converted into prehensile organs; they again obtain a well-constructed mouth; but they have no antennae, and their two eyes are now reconverted into a minute, single, and very simple eye-spot.
These can be as high as 6% - fixed for life. Some are lower, but they won't allow you to take out more than a third of the property value.
Customers will be offered an interest rate that is fixed for life at the outset, while the monthly income from the mortgage will run for an agreed term of 10,15, 20 or 25 years and cannot be extended.
Your premiums never go up The premium you choose for your plan is fixed for life - we will never increase it.
The best rates according to Hargreaves and Lansdown state if you were 55 years-old, the best rate you would get on your annuity pension would be 4.4% fixed for life (so it would never go up) or 2.2% but the payment would go up with inflation.
It was previously thought that the nerve cells in the brain associated with appetite regulation were generated entirely during an embryo's development in the womb and therefore their numbers were fixed for life.
No longer do you have to buy an annuity fixed for life, although we should remember that this is quite often the preferred option!
Here's why it ticks so many boxes for our customers: Affordable premiums fixed for life .Affordable premiums fixed for life .
A pounds 100,000 pension fund will buy an annual pension of a maximum of approx pounds 6,500 (single person, fixed for life), whereas in 1995 the same fund realised an annual pension almost three times today's value.
While mainstream mortgage rates have risen as the credit crunch deepened, equity release loans have got cheaper: they currently start at 5.92%, fixed for life, with interest compounded.
Yes, my premium is fixed, but it's fixed for life, so no matter what interest rate is credited, my premium can never go lower.
Yesterday five Law Lords came to the same decision, saying Parliament regards gender at birth as fixed for life.
So too does the corollary question of whether sexual orientation is somehow an innate trait and thus fixed for life or whether it is malleable and thus changeable over time.
You can be loaned a lump sum against the value of your property at an interest rate which is fixed for life. The money released is then used to buy an annuity which pays a fixed amount every year.
The settlement does require retirees to begin paying a premium, fixed for life, toward the cost of the coverage.