Helping you save
for your tomorrow

Ethical saving for the people of Birmingham and Warwickshire.

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Regular savings are an essential part of financial well being.

We provide saving plans for protecting against financial shocks and longer term plans such as saving for your next years holiday, your children, Christmas, a mortgage deposit or even home improvements.

When you save with us, you are not just another customer, but an active member of a successful financial co-operative which provides security and protection for your savings.

Please note, if you are looking at making a Personal loan application- You require a 6 months saving history with Citysave first.

Am I eligible?

As per our rule book, Qualification for membership is subject to restrictions under our ‘Common Bond’. Currently admission to membership is restricted to any individual who resides or is employed in:

  • The locality of Birmingham “B” Postcodes

  • The County of Warwickshire

  • Coventry Metropolitan District

  • Sandwell Metropolitan District

  • Lichfield District Council

  • Cannock Chase District Council

  • East Staffordshire Borough Council

  • South Staffordshire Borough Council

Why save with Citysave?

The benefits include:

Easy access, regular savings account

Checking your balances and making withdrawals has never been easier. We have several methods available for you to use, including a free text to the mobile we hold on file for you. Simply text the word ‘savings’ to 80800 to retrieve a live balance directly to your phone.

You can access your balances and make withdrawals via our mobile app- for more information click here.

You can receive automatic text balances, to be set up on this service call the office on 0121 616 6200 and a member of the team can set this up for you

Withdrawals are sent same day, free of charge. We can automate withdrawals should you wish to set up regular payments to your bank. These payments will reach you the morning of the set up date. To arrange a regular automated  payment, call the office on 0121 616 6200 and a member of the team can set this up for you.

Flexible to suit your needs; save as much or as little as you like

Save what you can afford. The amount you save can be changed at any time to suit your needs and we offer a range of ways to make saving simple. To find out how to do this call our office on 0121 616 6200 and speak to one of the team today.

Receive an annual dividend paid to all our members

A dividend shall be declared on all fully paid savings held during the preceding financial year or interim period. Savings held for less than the full year shall be entitled to a proportional part of the dividend. A dividend on members’ savings may be recommended by the Board of Directors for declaration at the Annual General Meeting.

Quality UK based customer service

We are passionate about the service we offer our members, and we know this is what sets us apart. With all our call handling taking place in the UK, you will receive a high quality & professional service from experienced operators, here at Citysave.

How can I withdraw my savings?

Bank transfer to a nominated account: This transfer is sent same day, free of charge. Regular payments to your account can be automated, which will reach your account the morning of the set up date. Ask a member of staff for details. You can use our mobile app to make withdrawals. Click here for details on how to download the app.

Are my savings secure?

Savings with Citysave are protected by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS).

The Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) is a scheme provided by the UK Government. It gives a level of cover for your money if anything happens to your bank, building society or credit union.

In respect of deposits, an eligible depositor is entitled to claim up to £85,000. The £85,000 limit relates to the combined amount in all the eligible depositor’s accounts with the credit union, and not to each separate account.

Download the Citysave information sheet
Find out more about how the FSCS protects your money or visit www.fscs.org.uk

FAQs

How much does it cost?

Withdrawing money from you account is free

Service fee of £1 taken annually.

How do I save?

If your employer is a Citysave payroll partner the easiest way is via a deduction from your pay. Citysave will take your instructions and inform your Employer.

Alternatively, you can set-up a standing order from your bank. Please quote your National insurance number in the payment reference field.

You can also make additional deposits when required, quoting your National insurance number in the payment reference field.

How do I get my money out?

Bank transfer to a nominated account: This transfer is sent same day, free of charge. Regular payments to your account can be automated, which will reach your account the morning of the set up date. Ask a member of staff for details. You can use our mobile app to make withdrawals. Click here for details on how to download the app.

How can I check my balance?

Checking your balances and making withdrawals has never been easier. We have several methods available for you to use, including a free text to the mobile we hold on file for you. Simply text the word ‘savings’ to 80800 to retrieve a live balance directly to your phone.

You can access your balances and make withdrawals via our mobile app- for more information click here.

You can receive automatic text balances, to be set up on this service call the office on 0121 616 6200 and a member of the team can set this up for you

Withdrawals are sent same day, free of charge. We can automate withdrawals should you wish to set up regular payments to your bank. These payments will reach you the morning of the set up date. To arrange a regular automated  payment, call the office on 0121 616 6200 and a member of the team can set this up for you.

Can I have savings pots for different purposes?

Yes – you can ask us to set up accounts for a range of things including Holidays, Junior savers or even Christmas. You can also enter into a prize draw via the PrizeSaver account- click here for more information.

How much can I save and how safe are my savings with Citysave?

There is no cap on savings but all deposits are protected by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) up to £85,000

Ready to start saving?

Apply for a Citysave Savings account online.

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