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Family Security Account (1)

The Family Security Account account reduces the amount of the monthly payments for the linked Family Mortgage while your savings continue to earn interest

Your savings are protected.

FSCS - Your savings are protected
Annual interest (AER gross) Account rate type Minimum opening amount Additional information Monthly interest option? Withdrawal limits Available to new customers?
0.50%
  • Variable
£5,000
  • The Family Security Account can only be opened by a family member of a Family Mortgage applicant requiring the security provided by this account
  • The account can only be applied for and operated by post
No Withdrawals or account closure are only available following a review of the linked Family Mortgage No

Key features

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  • Reduces the amount of the monthly payments for the linked Family Mortgage while your savings continue to earn interest
  • Account can only be applied for and operated by post
  • Save from £5,000, up to 20% of the value of the linked Family Mortgage prime security
  • Withdrawals or account closure are only available following a review of the linked Family Mortgage
  • Additions are not permitted

The information provided below is a summary of the key features of the account and is not intended to be a substitute for reading the Product Features leaflet and the General Conditions for our Savings Account booklet.

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Account name

Family Security Account (1)

What is the interest rate?

Rate effective from 25 June 2020
Gross AER1
£5,000+
0.50%

  • Interest is calculated daily and paid annually on 31 December 

Can the Family Building Society change the interest rate?

Yes, the interest rate is variable and may be changed. Please refer to Section 14 of the General Conditions for our Savings Accounts booklet for more information on when we may make changes to the interest rate and how this will be communicated

What would the estimated balance be?

Opening balance Projected balance (Gross)
£5,000 £5,025.00

  • This projection assumes that the account is opened with the stated amount with no additions or withdrawals made. Projected balance is at the end of 12 months
  • All projections are provided for illustrative purposes only and do not take into account individual circumstances
  • Actual interest may depend on the date the account is opened and the date that interest is paid

How do I open and manage my account?

  • The Family Security Account can only be opened by a family member of a Family Mortgage applicant requiring the security provided by this account
  • The account can only be applied for by post

Can I withdraw money?

  • Withdrawals or account closure are only available following a review of the linked Family Mortgage. Please refer to the 'Family Security Account terms' section of the Product Features leaflet for more information

How can I make deposits?

  • A minimum of £5,000 must be deposited
  • Additions are not permitted
  • The maximum that can be held in the account is 20% of the value of the linked Family Mortgage prime security
  • Instructions for the account can only be made by post

Additional information

TAX STATUS: Interest is paid gross without deduction of income tax. You will need to declare any income from savings interest earned over your PSA2 through a self-assessment tax return to HM Revenue & Customs. Interest is paid annually on 31 December and available from the following day.

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