What do I get from Public Bank PLUS Fixed Deposit Account?
Public Bank PLUS Fixed Deposit offers 2 placement options that can accommodate to your investment appetite:
- Option 1 offers tenure of up to 12 months with the interest payment credited to your current or savings account on a monthly basis or upon maturity
- Option 2 offers tenure from 13 months and above with interest payment credit to your current or savings account on a monthly or 6-monthly basis.
The minimum initial deposit starts from RM1,000 for tenure of 2 months and above, whereas for a 1 month placement you need at RM5,000. Your fixed deposit account will be automatically renewed to the same term once it has reached maturity.
What are the benefits of this fixed deposit?
Putting your savings money into this fixed deposit account is safer than dumping them all into a share or an unregulated investment product as it is protected by PIDM for up to RM250,000, which includes principal amount and interest charges earned.
Besides, you also have the option to sign up for overdraft facility for up 100% margin at attractive rates.
Can I withdraw my money from this fixed deposit account before maturity?
Effective from January 2019, when you withdraw money from your fixed deposit account before it reaches full term, no interest will be paid to the withdrawn amount. Therefore, it is advisable to park your money until maturity to earn 100% interest returns.
Who can apply for this fixed deposit?
Any individuals holding a valid identity card, whether Malaysian or foreigner, aged 18 years old and above can apply for this fixed deposit by hitting that ‘APPLY NOW’ tab on RinggitPlus.
The same requirements apply for any Associations, Clubs and Societies, Companies and Cooperatives that would like to open a fixed deposit account.