Saving for a goal
  • No matter what you’re saving for, iSaver – Defence Bank’s high interest online savings account – can help you earn more and buy more with the extra interest you receive, from our competitive interest rate on new accounts.

    iSaver pays a higher interest rate than any other Defence Bank at-call online savings account.


    Features of iSaver include:
    • High three month introductory interest rate on new accounts
    • No monthly account-keeping fees
    • Interest calculated daily and paid monthly
    • Access by Defence Bank App, Mobile Banking, Online Banking and Telephone Banking only.

  • Interest rates

    Effective 14 November 2016

    Rates for Term Deposits


    Premium (minimum investment $1,000)
    $1,000 - $1,000,000
    10 months
    2.65% pa

    Standard (minimum investment $1,000)
    $1,000 - $1,000,000
    3 months
    2.20% pa
    6 months
    2.30% pa
    9 months
    2.35% pa
    12 months
    2.35% pa
    24 months
    3.00% pa

    * If your deposit is over $1,000,000, please call our Investments Team on 1800 979 188 to discuss.

    Rates for Defence Bank Retirement Savings Account:


    Variable rate option
    Balance
    Percentage Rate
    $1 - $9,999
    1.00% pa
    $10,000 and over
    1.75% pa

    • Account balances earn interest according to the applicable tiered interest rate on the entire account balance. Interest is calculated daily on the closing balance and credited annually on 30 June.
    • The rates quoted are gross rate of interest before deduction of government earnings tax.

    Term Deposit option
    Min Balance
    Terms
    Percentage Rate
    $10,000
    6 months
    2.35% pa
    $10,000
    12 months
    2.50% pa
    $10,000
    24 months
    2.75% pa

    • Where the terms exceed 12 months, interest will be paid into your RSA Variable account on the anniversary of the funding date. Interest payable in respect of the last 12 months, or part therefore, is added to the balance at maturity.
    • The rates quoted are gross rate of interest before deduction of government earnings tax.

    Rates for Defence Bank Super Term Deposits


    Minimum investment $10,000
    $10,000 plus
    1 year
    2.90% pa
    2 year
    3.00% pa
    3 year
    3.15% pa

    Rates for iSaver:


    Opening rate (applicable for three months)
    $0 plus
    2.40% pa

    Standard rate
    $0 plus
    1.40% pa

    • Opening rate applies to new accounts only and to the entire balance for the first three month period, it then converts to the standard rate.
    • New accounts do not include funds previously invested with Defence Bank. Limit of one iSaver account per member.
    • Interest is calculated daily on the closing balance and credited on the last day of each month.
    • Available only for deposits up to $1 million.

    Rates for the Max eSaver:

    Standard Rate
    Bonus Rate
    0.25% pa
    2.00% pa

    • If a deposit is made within the month with no withdrawals, the bonus rate, as reflected above, applies to the balance for that month.
    • Interest is calculated daily on the closing balance and credited on the last day of each month.

    Rates for Everyday Access, National Access and Salary Saver:

    Balance
    Percentage Rate
    $0 - $249.99
    nil
    $250.00 plus
    0.01%p.a

    • Interest is earned on that part of the balances that exceeds $249.99
    • Interest is calculated daily on the closing balance and credited on 31 March each year.

    Rates for Cash Management and Flexi Term:

    Min Balance
    Percentage Rate
    $0 - $999.99
    0.00% pa
    $1,000.00 - $4,999.99
    0.25% pa
    $5,000.00 - $19,999.99
    1.00% pa
    $20,000.00 - $49,999.99
    1.00% pa
    $50,000.00 plus
    1.50% pa

    • Account balances earn interest according to the applicable tiered interest rate on the entire account balance
    • Interest is calculated daily on the closing balance and credited on the last day of each month.

    Rates for Budget Savings and General Insurance Savings:

    Balance
    Percentage Rate
    $0 plus
    0.01% pa

    • Interest is calculated daily on the closing balance and credited on 31 March each year.

    Rates for Christmas Saver:

    Balance
    Percentage Rate
    $0 - $249.99
    nil
    $250 plus
    0.01% pa

    • Interest is earned on that part of the balance that exceeds $249.99
    • Interest is calculated daily on the closing balance and credited on 31 October each year.

    Rates for Pensioner Deeming:

    Balance
    Percentage Rate
    $0 - $49,200
    1.75% pa
    $49,201 plus
    3.25% pa

    • The first $49,200 earns interest at the lower interest rate regardless of account balance
    • Interest is calculated daily on the closing balance and credited on the last day of February, May, August and November each year.

    Rates for Kids Club:

    Min Balance
    Percentage Rate
    $0
    1.25% pa

    • Interest is calculated daily on the closing balance and credited on 31 March each year.

    Terms and Conditions Apply

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