Great bank account news!

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by magnatom, 5 Dec 2007.

  1. magnatom

    magnatom Guest

    I just got a great e-mail from my bank (actually my old bank but I haven't got around to closing the account).

    We are delighted to tell you that the rate on your cahoot standard savings account is increasing!

    On your savings account ending xxxx, your rate will increase to 6.45% AER* on balances of £500,000 or more. So why not take advantage of this boost to your savings rate by transferring some funds into your cahoot savings account.

    Brilliant! So all I need to do is find another £499,999.99 to put into the account to get this terrific rate. I'll just go and get my wallet......:blush:

    Seriously though how many customers will have savings of this size?

    (Be careful about boasting about you bank balances online folks! :smile:)
  2. alecstilleyedye

    alecstilleyedye nothing in moderation Moderator

    is that all? doff your cap to moi at once. don't you know i ride a cheap bike and work for a living because i'm an eccentric millionaire?

    if they made notes that big i'd paper the loo with them :smile:
  3. OP

    magnatom Guest

    Hmmm. Note to self. Check to see if alecsttilleyedye is on the HMRC disks that I bought off of ebay last week......:blush:
  4. domtyler

    domtyler Über Member

    You have to use a public bank? Oh the horror!! You should just get your own private bank like me!
  5. Regulator

    Regulator Scourge of stale, pale, male snowflakes.

    Quite a few. Many of the people who queued outside Northern Rock branches to withdraw their life savings had deposits of that size (or larger).
  6. alecstilleyedye

    alecstilleyedye nothing in moderation Moderator

    bank? mine's stuffed into the tubing of my mtb, the one i leave unattended outside the pub. much safer there than a bank, and always cash when i need it.
  7. OP

    magnatom Guest

    Hmmm. Makes note to self. Pop down to where alecstilleyedye lives and look out for his bike. Shouldn't be difficult as he has posted them on cyclechat......mwahahahahah...:smile:
  8. OP

    magnatom Guest

    Blimey. Were the Northern Rock interest rates that good....:smile:
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