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As of 30th March, the interest rate for a number of our Savings Accounts will be reducing. For more information, please read this short summary.
Account name: Loyalty Saver
1. What is the interest rate?
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Interest is paid on a tiered basis which means you’ll earn one rate on your entire account balance.
Interest is calculated daily and paid annually on the first business day in January and at account closure.
If you choose for interest to be paid into a nominated Ulster Bank account in your name(s), then interest will be paid into that account.
2. Can Ulster Bank change the interest rate?
Yes, these rates are variable. They may be changed for any of the reasons set out in Term 9.2 of Personal Banking - terms and conditions, Your savings account terms e.g. to take account of Bank of England base rate changes or changes in the rates paid by other banks. If the rates are going down, we’ll give you at least 60 days’ notice. If they are going up, we’ll inform you before the change or shortly afterwards. Term 9.2. contains details of the notice we’ll give you
3. What would the estimated balance be after 12 months based on a range of deposits?
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These are only examples and do not take into account your individual circumstances. They assume that:
- No further deposits or withdrawals are made;
- There is no change to the interest rates or tiers;
- And any interest earned stays in the account.
4. How do I open and manage my account?
You must be aged 18 years or over and be a UK resident to open an account.
You can open and manage your account online, mobile app or in branch. You'll of course be able to phone us too if you need help managing your account. You can also pay money into your account at one of our cash deposit machines.
You must be registered for the Anytime Banking services in order to manage your account via online, telephone or on the mobile app.
No minimum deposit is required to open the account and no minimum deposit needs to be made on a regular basis.
There is a maximum balance limit of £1,000,000. If the account balance exceeds £1,000,000 we may ask you to transfer the excess funds into another account.
5. Can I withdraw money?
Yes. No notice is required.
You can withdraw money:
• In branch
• By transfer to any other account based in the UK (online, by telephone or on the mobile app)
For online & telephone transfers, you need to set up Anytime Internet Banking and Telephone Banking and order and enable a card reader. An Anytime Banking card and PIN will be automatically provided for use with the card reader if you do not have an existing Ulster Bank debit card. Once you’re set up, you can withdraw money by online transfer, on the mobile app or through telephone banking, and no notice is required. If you are an existing customer who already has set up Anytime Internet Banking you can access your account as normal.
Please note there are daily limits on the amount that can be transferred from your account online, through telephone or mobile banking.
Information on the current daily limits is available on our website or by contacting Anytime Telephone Banking.
6. Additional Information
Annual Equivalent Rate (AER)
This is a notional rate used for interest bearing accounts, which illustrates the interest rate if paid and compounded each year. It helps you to compare the effective rates of credit interest on different accounts.
The interest rate you are paid without the deduction of income tax.
p.a. Per annum (per year).
Financial Services Compensation Scheme
Your eligible deposits with Ulster Bank are protected up to a total of £85,000 by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme, the UK's deposit protection scheme.
Find out more about the scheme and how it protects your money.