Young Savers Terms & Conditions

Specific Terms and Conditions for Young Savers Account

1 - Account Opening & Account Holder

This account can only be opened by, or on behalf of, persons under the age of 18. When the account holder reaches the age of 21, the account balance will be transferred to a suitable Monmouthshire Building Society account unless otherwise instructed. We will write to the account holder before this time explaining the options available which include closing the account and withdrawing the funds.

2 - Investment Limits

The minimum investment is £10. The maximum investment is £500,000.

3 - Further Investment

You may add to your savings at any time, just call into your local branch or agency with your passbook and deposit. If it is more convenient you can post the deposit or save through a standing order from your bank account.

4 - Withdrawals

As this is a savings account, you are only allowed up to 150 withdrawals during each year (ending 31 March). If you make more than 150 withdrawals we will give you two months' written notice following which we will close the account.

If a withdrawal reduces the balance to less than the minimum balance required of £10, you will have 30 days from the date we issue you with a notice to bring the balance up to the minimum. If after the notice period has lapsed the balance remains below the minimum, we may close your account without further notice.

You can withdraw from your account without giving notice subject to the limits of the branch or agency you use. Details of our cash and cheque withdrawal limits are displayed in our branches and agencies, available from Head Office or here.

You can also make withdrawals by electronic transfer using the 'My Accounts' system at Online withdrawals using the 'My Accounts' system are subject to further terms and conditions. Only individual account signatories aged 16 years and over can operate their account online.

5 - Interest

Interest is variable and calculated on a daily basis on the balance in the account. Interest will be credited to the account following the close of business on 31 March each year.

6 - Terms and Conditions

These Specific Terms and Conditions apply to this account in addition to our General Terms & Conditions for Savings Accounts. Where there is any inconsistency between the General Terms & Conditions for Savings Accounts and the Specific Terms and Conditions, the Specific Terms and Conditions will apply.


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