Leeds Building Society Financial products

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Leeds building society was originally established in 1875 under the trading name Leeds and Holbeck building Society. It is currently ranked as the 8th largest building society in the UK, serving around 650,000 customers. It was renamed Leeds Building Society in September 2005 and merged with Mercantile Building Society in August 2006. It currently has 70 branches throughout the United Kingdom, with 29 located in Yorkshire, with one branch in Gibraltar. Its head office is located on The Headrow in Leeds City Centre and is a member of the Building Societies Association.

In July 2006 Leeds Building Society was voted Best Building Society by an independent panel representing Mortgage Magazine.

The Society now offers a range of financial products which include mortgages, savings accounts, credit cards, insurance and financial planning. The Society is currently helping over 70,000 individuals, couples and families to buy a home, and is offering its savers greater value products and services.
The Leeds Building Society credit card comes with some useful features and benefits to help you to effectively manage you finances. With low rates that stay low and up to 56 days interest free on retail purchases, this card is great to help you manage your day-to-day spending.

The Leeds Building Society credit card is accepted around the world, and provides low cashback, balance transfer and purchases rates, as well as no annual fee and excellent customer service.

With a Leeds Building Society credit card you will be given access to your account online  providing a statement of transactions made to your account and allowing you to pay your card bill, and much more. Leeds Building Society give a guarantee to protect your account against internet fraud, giving you peace of mind to shop online.
Leeds Building Society offer a broad range of easy access savings accounts to accommodate all types of savers. Whether you're old or young, have a family or looking for somewhere to start a pension fund, Leeds Building Society has a savings account for you.

Leeds Building Society is a member of the Building Societies' Association and is covered by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme, providing investors with protection of up to £85,000 (£170,000 per joint account) in deposits. The Society is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority.

Leeds Building Society offers a great ISA that's simple to manage allowing you to take advantage of your tax free savings allowance and get some great returns on your investment.

This straightforward variable rate cash rate ISA leaves you in control of your money, giving you the flexibility to save regularly or make lump sum deposits and get instant access to your funds, without notice or loss of interest.

You can open a Leeds Building Society ISA with as little as £1 and up to £5,640. You can transfer your existing ISA from another ISA provider. As with all ISA's your ISA allowance runs in line with the tax year (April to April) and interest accrued throughout the year is credited to the account annually on 5 April, so don't miss out, get your ISA started!

Remember, if you withdraw from your account after having already deposited the maximum amount in one tax year, you won’t be able to make any additional deposits in that tax year.

Leeds Building Society offers a range of fixed rate bonds paying competitive interest rates giving you a guaranteed return that can be calculated after choosing an account giving you a regular predictable income. Terms available consist of 1, 2 and 3 year bonds, providing you with a term that suits you and your financial needs.

The difference with Leeds Building Society Fixed Rate Bonds is that you have more flexibility over your money, as you can be granted instant access to 25% of your balance at any time, without notice or penalty.

All Leeds Building Society Fixed Rate Bonds up to £85,000 are covered by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme, giving you peace of mind in knowing that your investment is safe.