Bond will reward retired pensioners in Waveney

Waveney MP Peter Aldous. Picture: James Bass

Waveney MP Peter Aldous. Picture: James Bass - Credit: Eastern Daily Press � 2014

A new pensioners bond will reward savers in Waveney in their retirement, an MP has said.

Waveney MP Peter Aldous has welcomed the launch of a new National Savings and Investments Bond for pensioners.

The new bonds for people aged 65 and over will offer market-leading rates and support people who rely on their savings in retirement.

The two bonds being launched are a one-year bond, which will offer returns of 2.8 per cent gross/AER interest, while a three-year bond will pay four per cent gross/AER interest.

Mr Aldous said: 'A key part of the long-term economic plan is to support savers and boost hard-working peoples' financial security at all stages of life.

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'That's why the government have introduced government-backed savings bonds for people aged 65 and over that pay the best interest rates in the market. They have already been a huge success and because this is the biggest ever retail bond offer, these bonds will be available for many months.

'This is great news for pensioners in Waveney.

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'It's time savers were rewarded and these bonds do that by giving older savers the certainty and comfort of a good return over the life of their investment.'

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