YBS launches Best Rate savings bondYorkshire offers 2-year fixed-rate bond

18 April 2011

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Yorkshire Building Society (YBS) has today launched a new 2-year fixed-rate savings bond offering an attractive rate for those willing to tie their money up.

The new YBS bond provides a rate of 3.95% gross/AER and will appear in our Best Rate tables for 2-year fixed-rate products.

Customers can open the account in-branch, online and by telephone via both the Yorkshire Building Society and the Barnsley Building Society.

A competitive savings account

Mike Helliwell, product manager at YBS, said of launch: 'While interest rates remain low this bond offers a really competitive rate that will give new and existing customers an excellent return on their investment.

'Available in our branch network and via our online and telephone systems, the bond is easy to open and provides certainty of a rate of return for two years with a maturity date of April 2013.' 

Recommended savings provider

Paul Davies, savings analyst at Which?, said of the new deal: 'The YBS offer is a good one and offers an excellent rate for those happy to lock in their cash for two years.

'Yorkshire Building Society has a history of providing competitive fixed-rate deals and is currently a Which? Recommended Provider for savings products.'

Our Best Rate tables cover all fixed-rate savings bonds that meet our strict criteria for savings safety.

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