2 Year Fixed Rate Bond (Issue 296)Rates correct as at 9 MAR 2018
Looking for a straightforward savings account with the security of a fixed rate? The 2 Year Fixed Rate Bond (Issue 296) from Leeds Building Society could be just what you need!
1.40% Gross‡ p.a./AER† (fixed)
|Account Name||2 Year Fixed Rate Bond (Issue 296)|
|What is the interest rate?||Annual Interest 1.40% Gross‡ p.a./AER† fixed until 30 April 2020
If the balance falls below £100, the interest rate that shall apply is 0.05% Gross‡p.a./AER† (variable).
Interest is calculated daily and paid annually on 30 April (commencing 30 April 2019) and on maturity (30 April 2020).
Interest can be credited to the account or transferred to another building society/bank account or to another account held with the Society.
|Can Leeds Building Society change the interest rate?||No – the rate of interest won’t change during the fixed rate period subject to the minimum balance of £100 being maintained.|
|What would the estimated balance be after 24 months based on a £1000 deposit?||Assuming that £1,000 is deposited into the account at the time it is opened, and no further deposits or withdrawals are made, then based on an interest rate of 1.40% you will receive an interest payment of £28.20 at the end of the fixed term (30 April 2020), giving an overall account balance of £1,028.20.
This projection is provided for illustrative purposes only and will depend on the individual circumstances of each customer.
|How do I open and manage my account?||The account is available to individuals aged 18 or over who are resident in the UK.
The account cannot be opened by corporate bodies, trustees, executors, nominees or charities.
The account can be opened through any of our branches, via our website or by post.
Minimum operating balance: £100.
Maximum balance: £1,000,000 (£2,000,000 for joint accounts) plus accrued interest credited to the account.
The account can be operated in branch or by post. You will also be able to carry out some operations by telephone and online, where you have registered for online services.
|Can I withdraw money?||No withdrawals are permitted until the day after maturity (1 May 2020).
The account will mature at midnight on 30 April 2020. On the day after maturity (1 May 2020), your funds (including interest) will be transferred to an instant access maturity account. Full details including terms and conditions will be provided before maturity.
|Additional Information||Interest is paid gross, without the deduction of income tax. Payment of gross interest does not mean that interest you receive is exempt from tax. The tax treatment depends on the individual circumstances of each customer and may be subject to change in the future. It is your responsibility to seek independent tax advice.
This account is limited issue. Once the account is open, you can make deposits up to and including 30 April 2018. After this date the account may be closed for further deposits at any time and without notice.
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Your savings are also protected by the FSCS. For details please read our FSCS Information Sheet (PDF)
Alternate ways to apply
Visit your local branch and our friendly staff will help you to open your account.
Download your savings application pack to apply by post.