Different types of ISAs and Bonds

Guide to ISAs and Bonds by Furness Building Society

ISAs vs Bonds: Advantages and Disadvantages

Two of the most well-known savings accounts are ISAs and Bonds. But how do they compare? This Bonds vs ISAs guide will help you understand the main features of both types of savings so you can make a more informed decision when it comes to opening an account and the choice to save or invest.

No matter your stage of life or personal circumstances, it makes sense to ensure your money is working as hard as possible, and you’re getting the most out of the higher rates of interest available to you. But you need ways to save that suit you and your situation. There are a range of different types of savings accounts available, each with their own pros and cons.

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ISA or Bond - which is the best savings account for me?

Choosing a way to save, suited to your individual circumstances, is crucial. Whether you choose an ISA or Bond, having the right account for you will help you achieve your personal life goals, whether that be buying a new car, saving for a holiday or planning a new arrival.

Don’t worry - you can use our handy Account Finder to help. Simply answer a few questions and it will assess your savings needs to find you the most suitable account.

What is the difference between ISAs and Bonds?

ISAs: Advantages and disadvantages

What is an ISA?

Can you withdraw money from an ISA?

What are the different types of ISA?

Can I transfer an ISA?

Bonds: Advantages and disadvantages

What is a savings Bond?

Can I withdraw my money from a Bond?

What are the different types of Bonds?

Thinking about a fixed rate bond?

Next steps

We understand that everyone has a unique set of circumstances and our team will be able to help guide you through the savings options that are most suitable for you. Hopefully, our Bond vs ISA guide has helped you compare the ISAs and Bonds available. However, if you have any questions please get in touch by visiting us in branch or giving us a call on 0800 781 4311.