DULL people are over the moon about the new ‘super ISA’ savings scheme.
People who like genealogy, cricket and alluding to the fact that they have money have been tormenting friends and neighbours with conversations about tax-free savings.
49-year-old Roy Hobbs said: “My next door neighbour, who I think is called Martin or Rob, came over ostensibly to borrow my strimmer, then said ‘What about the ISAs then, eh?’
“Suddenly he was off on one. Every minute became an hour, every hour a week.
“I hate him.”
Following repeated complaints, the Financial Services Authority have offered to victimise anyone mentioning the increasing flexibility to invest in shares.
A spokesman said: In they end they always slip up. One day they pick on a Lloyds Name with a £100 million, strictly blue-chip share portfolio, and end up looking utterly, utterly pathetic.