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5 Year Fixed Rate Bond (Issue 291)

Rates correct as at 5 JAN 2018

Looking for a straightforward savings account with the security of a fixed rate? The 5 Year Fixed Rate Bond (Issue 291) from Leeds Building Society could be just what you need!

Interest Rate


2.05% Gross p.a./AER (fixed)

Account Name5 Year Fixed Rate Bond (Issue 291)
What is the interest rate?Annual Interest 2.05% Grossp.a./AER fixed until 28 February 2023.

If the balance falls below £100, the interest rate that shall apply is 0.05% Grossp.a./AER (variable).

Interest is calculated daily and paid annually on 28 February (commencing 28 February 2019) and on maturity (28 February 2023).

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 60 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 2.05% you will receive an interest payment of £106.79 at the end of the fixed term (28 February 2023), giving an overall account balance of £1,106.79.

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 only be operated in branch or by post.
Can I withdraw money?No withdrawals are permitted until the day after maturity (1 March 2023).

The account will mature at midnight on 28 February 2023. On the day after maturity (1 March 2023), 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 InformationInterest 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 28 February 2018. After this date the account may be closed for further deposits at any time and without notice.
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