Scottish Widows Cash ISAs
Scottish Widows currently offers one cash ISA, the e-cash ISA, which currently offers a variable rate of 1.80% AER.
This account offers tax-free savings and is operated via internet banking, making it convenient to manage wherever you are, at any time of day. The minimum balance for opening an account is £10.
Interest on your money is calculated on a daily basis, and applied twice a year. The account is open for transfers in, and Scottish Widows aims to process transfers within 15 working days.
Scottish Widows stocks and shares ISAs
Scottish Widows also offers 12 separate investment funds for those who are interested in taking more of a risk with their capital. They all require opening balances of £1000.
Scottish Widows was originally created 1812 as a plan for "establishing in Scotland a general fund for securing provision to widows."
In 2000 Scottish Widows became part of the Lloyds TSB Marketing Group. From 2009 it became part of Lloyds Banking Group.