Savings and banking

Building societies fund most of their mortgage lending from consumer savings. Most societies have about eight savers for every one borrower and they work hard to balance the rates they charge borrowers and pay savers.

Find out more about saving with a building society in this section.

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Basic bank accounts

This factsheet explains what a basic bank account is and what it can be used for.

  • Date: 15 October 2013
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