SBI RD scheme: Turn your Rs 1,000 into Rs 1.59 lakh; start investing in this State Bank of India scheme
SBI RD Scheme: Interest rates should not be the only factor when you open a savings account. The State Bank of India (SBI) is giving various other investment schemes with savings accounts.
SBI RD Scheme: Interest rates should not be the only factor when you open a savings account. The State Bank of India (SBI) is giving various other investment schemes with savings accounts. SBI RD (Recurring Deposit) Scheme is one such investment tool where if you start investing in this SBI Scheme today, your rate of return (SBI RD Interest Rate 2020) will remain fixed throughout the investment period. So, in the wake of lowering SBI interest rates, it's better to opt SBI RD Scheme if you have savings account with the country's largest commercial bank.
SBI FD Interest Rate
According to the official website of the SBI — sbi.co.in, the largest Indian commercial bank is offering 5.1 per cent on SBI FD interest rate for one to two year tenor, for three to five year tenor SBI FD interest rate is 5.3 per cent while for five to 10 year tenor SBI FD, interest rate is 5.4 per cent.
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More returns for senior citizens
As senior citizens are the most active investors in the bank FD. SBI gives some additional interest rate. In case of a senior citizen investor, the SBI FD interest rate for one to two year tenor is 5.6 per cent, for three to five year tenor the SBI FD interest rate is 5.8 per cent while in the case of five to ten year tenor, the SBI FD interest rate is 6.20 per cent.
SBI RD Calculator
Assuming SBI FD account holder is below 60 years of age and if he invests in SBI FD Scheme for 10 years, the return will be 5.4 and as per the SBI RD calculator, if an investor invests for 10 years in SBI FD Scheme, the investment made by the investors during the whole period is Rs 1,20,000 while the net interest earned during the period will be Rs 39,157 leading to the maturity amount of Rs 1,59,157.
In case, the investor is a senior citizen, the maturity amount would become Rs 1,66,231 as the interest rate given will be 6.20 per cent leading to rise net interest earned during the period to Rs 46,231.
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