• Young Saver

    Children need no lessons in how to spend money, but with a Young Saver account they can learn how to save it too.

    Benefits 

    • Earn a variable rate of 0.75% AER from £1, and 0.05% AER (variable) on any funds over £20,000.
    • You'll maintain full control of the child's account until they turn 16.
    • Before the child's 16th birthday we'll write to you reminding you that the account will convert into an Easy Saver with bonus solely in the child's name. If you would prefer the money to be paid into a different account either for your child to manage themselves or for you to manage on their behalf, we'll let you know how to do this.
    • You, as the adult, must have a TSB current account in order to open a Young Saver.
    • One Young Saver account per child.
    • Instant access through your local TSB branch.
    • Interest is paid quarterly.

     

  • Summary box

    Account name Young Saver
    What is the interest rate?
           
    Amount invested
    Variable Interest Paid Quarterly
     
    AER %
     Gross %
     £1 - £20,000
     0.75% 0.74%
    £20,000+
     0.05% 0.05%
    You'll earn interest on balances of £1 or more. Interest is calculated each day and paid once a quarter.    
    Can TSB change the interest rate?

    Yes. We can move the interest rate up or down at any time. Our Terms and Conditions explain when we'll do this.

    If we increase the interest rate, we'll make details of the rate change available in branch, on the phone and on our website, within 3 days of the change. If we decrease the interest rate, we'll let you know personally and give you at least 2 months' notice.

    What would the estimated balance be after 12 months based on a £1,000 deposit?

    Based on a £1,000 deposit, with no deposits or withdrawals made from the account, and variable interest rates remaining the same:

    Year 1:

    Initial deposit  
     £1,000
    Interest earned at 0.75% Gross/AER (variable)  
     £7.50
    Estimated balance after 12 months
     £1,007.50
    This is an example only and doesn't take into account your individual circumstances.
    How do I open and manage my account? Ways to open
    • In branch 
    Who can open
    • The child must be under 16 and a UK resident
    • An adult must open the account for the child. The adult must be 18 or over, a UK resident and a TSB current account holder
    • One Young Saver account per child
    Open with
    • £1 minimum opening balance
    Manage your account
    • In branch
    Can I withdraw money? Withdrawals allowed

    Yes, instant access

    Withdrawal charges No withdrawal penalties apply
    How to withdraw
    • Cash
    • Bankers draft
    • Funds transfer

    (Service charges may apply, see our Banking Charges guide for more information)

    Additional information
    • Interest is paid gross (without taking off tax)
    • If the child earns more interest than the Personal Savings Allowance, additional tax may be due
    • The Personal Savings Allowance is £1,000 for basic rate taxpayers. Additional rate taxpayers don't recieve a Personal Savings Allowance
    • Within 10 days of the child turning 16, the Young Saver will be converted into an Easy Saver account. We'll write to the adult at least 2 months before this to provide the details. 

    Rates and information correct as at 23/08/16.

    AER stands for Annual Equivalent Rate and illustrates what the interest rate would be if interest was paid and compounded once each year.

    Gross rate is the contractual rate of interest payable before the deduction of income tax.

  • Apply now for a Young Saver account

    This account can only be opened by visiting your local branch with proof of identity for both you and the child. The minimum deposit is £1.

    What proof of Identity can I use?

    In addition to your own identification, the child’s birth certificate or passport is also required to open the account.

  • Apply in branch

    Visit your local branch with proof of identity and your address and we'll open the account for you.

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