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Portman Building Society – Two Year Step Up Bond (inserted 29/11/99)

Two Year Step-Up Bond

Type: Two-year bond with tiered interest rates.

Minimum-maximum investment: £500-£50,000 (£100,000 for joint account).

Interest rates: 6% gross in year 1, 7% gross in year 2.

Term: 2 years.

Offer period: Until further notice.

Withdrawal penalties: No withdrawals permitted.

Tel: 0800 807080.


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