Friday, 15 March 2013
Enough is enough! Sign the petition...
Personally, I am sick and tired of being treated like a second rate citizen just because my hair is grey. Low interest rates have decimated my income while the government prioritises youth unemployment and people with mortgages.
I worked all my life, paid my taxes and saverd for my old age, just so that I could be kicked in the teeth.
So sign this e-petition if, like me, you've decided that enough is enough...
Because of historically low interest rates and the introduction of funding for lending, rates of interest on savings have dropped dramatically.
The government has focussed on youth unemployment and borrowers but has done nothing to ease the pain for elderly people living on the interest on their savings.
Elderly members of the community who were told to make provision for their old age by successive governments have been disadvantaged unfairly for doing what they were told to do.
We call for the Government to use it's ownership of banks to force the introduction of high interest fixed term savings accounts for people over 60.