Post Office Bank Account
There are many types of the post office bank account and therefore what you choose depends on your needs. The most popular one however, is the post office bank savings account that allows you to save little amounts of money over a long time. This account is meant to turn you in to a real saver in that you can make deposits as many times as you want but you can only withdraw money a limited times. With banking gone online, the post office bank has lagged behind because today, you can just apply for and open a bank account online. Then go complete the paper work later.
Among all the banks in the country, the post office bank account is the easiest to run. First, it requires you to have very little money in the account any time and you can start with just a bare minimum. Today it has a variety of products, for example, the instant saver account in the UK, which can be opened by anyone who is over 11 years old. This is the easiest account to run but the full application process may take a few days, may be three days as the bank verifies your addresses and telephone numbers. The user ID that you get online and the password will help you to run your account via the phone or over the internet. It is true that post office bank accounts have come a long way, but they are now at the prime of their performance.
Check deposits are accepted and what’s more, you can also transfer money to your account via the internet. Call it the best banking service ever and you will be right. Another thing is that once you have made the initial minimum deposit, which is usually a fixed amount of money. Say like f500 in the UK, you can later make deposits of as little as f1, which makes it a very easy account to run and turns all people into savers. Every post office bank account comes with a user guide or manual where you get full details of how to run your bank account.
You can make check deposits or cash deposits or make an online deposit. You can withdraw money via ATM, online means, by post or by telephone. This is the best flexibility ever. Post office banks are located everywhere and therefore you can access an ATM anytime. Closure of the account is very easy. Just fill a closure form, wait a few minutes and you will be allowed to withdraw everything from your account. Return their cards and deposit books and bingo! You are done.