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First rate savings from FirstSave

First rate savings from FirstSave

Category: Savings

Updated: 02/09/2009
First Published: 02/09/2009

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FirstSave has delivered a double boost to the UK's savers with news it is to increase the rate of increase on its 90 Day Notice Account as well as launching a new short term bond.

Its 90 Day Notice account will increase by 0.75% to 3.25%, with monthly options also going up. As a result, the product has taken top spot in both the notice and internet account fields.

Its 1 Year Fixed Rate Bond Issue 9 is an internet operated account which offers a rate of 3.50% on maturity (3.44% monthly). No further additions or early access is permitted.

Both products have been awarded four out of five Moneyfacts stars.

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