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    • November2
    • By November2 12th Oct 16, 1:30 PM
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    Best bank account for 13 year old boy
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    • 12th Oct 16, 1:30 PM
    Best bank account for 13 year old boy 12th Oct 16 at 1:30 PM
    Can anyone recommend a first time bank account for a 13 year old boy? My bank Nat West do something called the Pigsy Club but that sounds rather babyish!
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    • Stevie Palimo
    • By Stevie Palimo 12th Oct 16, 1:32 PM
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    It is only a name and for ease of opening I would do it in the same as my main bank.
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    Halifax will give a cashcard and Santander will give the choice of a cashcard or VISA debit card if ease of access is an important issue.
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    Nationwide flexone is a current account for 11-17 year olds, choice of cash card or debit card, pays interest at 1% and has a linked savings account that pays 3.50% (save up to £100 per month)
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    Santander mini 123?
    • cheesetoast
    • By cheesetoast 12th Oct 16, 7:34 PM
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    • 12th Oct 16, 7:34 PM
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    +1 vote for Nationwide FlexOne - pretty much full banking facilities.

    The NatWest account that comes with Pigby is a First Saver, which is basically just a savings account - no card, no passbook, statements every 3 months.
    • jimjames
    • By jimjames 12th Oct 16, 8:40 PM
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    • 12th Oct 16, 8:40 PM
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    • 12th Oct 16, 8:40 PM
    +1 vote for Nationwide FlexOne - pretty much full banking facilities.

    The NatWest account that comes with Pigby is a First Saver, which is basically just a savings account - no card, no passbook, statements every 3 months.
    Originally posted by cheesetoast
    They also offer a current account from age 11 with debit card
    Remember the saying: if it looks too good to be true it almost certainly is.
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