Northern Rock Adds Helpful Savings Video Guide to its WebsiteBy Northern Rock, PRNE
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, England, June 22, 2011 -
Northern Rock has added another helpful video guide to its
interactive savings website to help consumers with their savings
The video - Northern Rock’s Guide to Savings - is the third
guide in the series recently introduced by the bank to add a
further dimension to its award-winning website. Existing videos
include Northern Rock’s Guide to ISAs and First Time Buyers Guide,
which can be viewed on the Northern Rock website alongside the new
The newest guide is designed to help customers make the most of
their money in an accessible way, by highlighting the need to
consider debt and budgeting as well as the benefits of the wide
range of competitively priced savings products on offer at Northern
The colourful video guide, which is also available via the
bank’s YouTube channel, covers key areas such as planning for
emergencies and saving for a rainy day.
Northern Rock offers a range of variable and fixed rate savings
products, including online savings accounts, instant-access
products and tax-free savings options. Northern Rock also offers
customers a free savings review.
Further detail about Northern Rock’s range of savings products
is available on the website, which is populated with useful advice
and information for different savings customer groups, financial
planning information and at-a-glance guides to help people choose
between different types of savings account.
The site also includes a range of interactive tools such as a
jargon buster and budget planner to help take the complexity out of
selecting the right savings product for a customer’s own individual
circumstances, and a product calculator for each of Northern Rock’s
products, such as a href="www.northernrock.co.uk/Mortgages/Find">mortgage
calculator and a calculator for its Cash href="www.northernrock.co.uk/savings/">ISA to help work
out the estimated return on investment.
Northern Rock customers also benefit from the bank’s unique
savings promise. This is a commitment to its customers that it will
provide a minimum of two months’ written notice of any reduction to
the interest rate on their account. Where customers have a notice
period for access to their funds of greater than two months,
Northern Rock will give them that equivalent notice period of any
reduction to their interest rate. Northern Rock will also write to
all savings customers at least once a year with details of all its
available variable rate savings accounts. And it will give savings
customers a minimum of two months’ written notice of any changes to
the terms and conditions of their account.
About Northern Rock:
Northern Rock plc is a new bank, authorised by the FSA as a
deposit taker and mortgage lender from 1 January 2010.
It offers href="www.northernrock.co.uk/savings/isas/">savings accounts
to customers in the UK and Ireland and href="www.northernrock.co.uk/mortgages/">mortgages to UK
borrowers. New products are offered through both direct
channels - including a national branch network - and mortgage
Northern Rock continues to operate within the compensatory
measures agreed with the EC as part of the State Aid approval
announced in October 2009.
In June 2011, Northern Rock was awarded a national Big Tick
Award in Business in the Community’s Awards for Excellence, in the
category of Building Stronger Communities.
The BITC Awards identify and celebrate companies having a
positive impact on the community, environment, marketplace and
workplace. The Big Tick winners demonstrate significant impact and
high quality management of their responsible business practices and
can show a positive impact both on society and on the business. Now
in their 14th year, they are the UK’s leading awards for
responsible business practice.
Business in the Community stands for responsible business.
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