M&S Money Announces new Fixed Rate Savings of up to Three Years at 3.5%

By Ms Money, PRNE
Monday, November 8, 2010

LONDON, November 9, 2010 - M&S Money is offering new Fixed Rate Savings options for up to three
years at 3.50%. The fixed rates are available within or outside of an ISA*.

One year on from the increase in ISA limits for savers aged 50 plus, many
savers may have one year fixed rate accounts that are coming to maturity now.

The guaranteed interest rates are available over 1, 2 and 3 years at up
to 3.50% AER/gross**. This is a strictly limited offer and replaces the
previous issue.

1 year term - 3.00% AER/gross**, 2.40% net

2 year term - 3.20% AER/gross**, 2.56% net

3 year term - 3.50% AER/gross**, 2.80% net

Customers can choose between fixed and variable rate options within the
M&S ISA, or split their annual allowance between the two, using one simple
application form.

The M&S Flexi Cash ISA option offers a variable rate of 2.65%
AER/tax-free**. This includes a bonus rate of 1.25% for 18 months from
initial deposit.

    - Minimum deposit GBP100
    - From GBP25 a month by direct debit
    - Transfers from other Cash ISA providers accepted
    - Withdrawals without penalty, although once the maximum Cash ISA
      allowance of GBP5,100 for this tax year is reached, any withdrawals
      cannot be replaced

Customers can apply for M&S Fixed Rate Savings online at

About M&S Money:

M&S Money (the trading name of Marks & Spencer Financial Services) was
founded in 1985 as the financial services division of Marks and Spencer Group
plc, making 2010 the company's 25th anniversary.

The company is a top-ten credit card (
money.marksandspencer.com/cards/credit-card/overview/ ) provider and
the second-largest travel money retailer in the UK. M&S Money also offers a
range of insurance cover, including home insurance (
money.marksandspencer.com/insurance/home-insurance/overview/), car
insurance (money.marksandspencer.com/insurance/car-insurance/overview/
) and pet insurance (
money.marksandspencer.com/insurance/pet-insurance/overview/), as well
as loans, savings and investment products.

Notes to Editors:

*Outside an ISA - minimum deposit GBP500, maximum GBP1 million.

**AER is the Annual Equivalent Rate and illustrates what the rate of
interest would be if interest is paid and compounded once a year. Gross means
the rate of interest before the deduction of tax applicable to interest on
savings. Tax-free means the rate of interest where interest is exempt from
income tax. Net means the rate of interest after the deduction of tax
applicable to interest on savings. For illustrative purposes only this is
based on the basic rate of tax, currently 20%. Interest added annually.

    PR Contact:
    Simon Coughlin
    Media Relations Manager
    M&S Money
    8 Canada Square
    Canary Wharf
    E14 5HQ

PR Contact: Simon Coughlin, Media Relations Manager, M&S Money, 8 Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5HQ, +44(0)20-7992-1574

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