As you can switch your ISA at any time, it’s a good idea to keep an eye on your interest rates and constantly compare with other providers. Many banks offer variable rates of interest so the rate you signed up with may not be what you’re receiving now.
In addition, introductory bonuses are often used to attract new customers but once that stated period is over, the interest rates plummet. It’s good to make sure your money is working for you. Compare latest interest rates on our comparison tables.
It’s also much easier to manage your money if you have your ISAs together in one online account rather than several with lower amounts. By switching, you can make your life easier as well as find a higher rate of interest.
Halifax offer a simple transfer service and have made several promises to customers, such as:
They will pay interest if your transfer is delayed because your existing ISA has a notice period or restriction.
Banks may charge some form of penalty, particularly if you’re switching from a fixed term ISA so it’s good to check your providers conditions as well any transfer minimums or conditions your new provider may have.
Before you switch, make sure you’re able to meet these requirements otherwise you could leave with less money than you started.
At the end of the term Halifax will transfer your amount to an instant ISA variable saver unless they receive instructions from you.
This website contains information only and does not constitute advice or a personal recommendation in any way whatsoever. The value of investments and income from them can fall as well as rise and you may not get back the full amount invested. The tax efficiency of ISAs is based on current tax law and there is no guarantee that tax rules will stay the same in the future.
Different types of investment carry different levels of risk and may not be suitable for all investors. Please ensure that you read the Important Risk Information for further details. Prior to making any decision to invest, you should ensure that you are familiar with the risks associated with a particular investment and should read the product literature. If you are in any doubt as to the suitability of a particular investment, both in respect of its objectives and its risk profile, you should seek independent financial advice.
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