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Flexi Plus Deposit

 

save for your family/personal needs/ future projects by adopting a saving culture

Enjoy interest up to 2.75% p.a above the savings rate.

Who can join?

The scheme is opened to both members of the Association and the general public as well.

What is the Mutual  Aid Flexi Plus (MAFP) Deposit Scheme?

The Mutual Aid Flexi Plus Deposit Scheme is a scheme open to any person who wishes to save money monthly for a determined period of at least 5 years but not exceeding 20 years for the realisation of specific projects like educational expenses, house construction, purchase of land, wedding expenses, overseas travel, health care, purchase of car etc.

What amount can be deposited?

The initial deposit shall not be less than Rs500 and further deposits shall be in multiples of Rs100.  The contributor to the scheme is given the flexibility to make deposits of a fixed amount monthly, to vary the deposit, or to deposit any amount at any time depending on his financial situation.

How long can I keep the deposit with Mutual Aid?

After each 5 years based on account open date.

How can I contribute?

Contribution can be made on a monthly basis or in a lump sum through:

  • Check off from salary for members of the Association or other employees in the public sector.
  • Bank Standing order for the general public.
  • Cash/ Office cheque payment (Personal cheques will not be accepted).
  • Bank transfer to the following Bank Account No. of the Association:
    1. Mauritius Commercial Bank 010 704 647
    2. State Bank of Mauritius  610 301 0000 2233

What are the advantages of the scheme?

  • A minimum interest rate of 1.25 % p.a above the ordinary bank savings rate is guaranteed for a period of at least 5  years, the applicable interest rate shall be adjusted in case of any change in the bank savings rate.  For period exceeding 5 years, a higher interest rate is granted.

For different periods, benefits payable on maturity and early withdrawal are as follows:

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BENEFITS ON MATURITY

BENEFITS ON EARLY WITHDRAWAL

1

5 years contribution

100% capital contribution + accrued interest at 1.25% p.a above savings rate.

100% capital contribution + accrued interest at savings rate.

2

10 years contribution

100% capital contribution + accrued interest at 1.75% p.a above savings rate.

 

Withdrawal < 5 years: 100% capital contribution + accrued interest at savings rate.

5 years <= Withdrawal < 10 years  100% capital + accrued interest at 1.25% p.a above savings rate.

3

15 years contribution

100% capital contribution + accrued interest at 2.25% p.a above savings rate.

Withdrawal < 5 years: 100% capital contribution + accrued interest at savings rate

5 years <= Withdrawal < 10 years: 100% capital + accrued interest at 1.25% p.a above savings rate

10 years <= Withdrawal < 15 years: 100% capital + accrued interest at 1.75% p.a above savings rate

4

20 years contribution

100% capital contribution + accrued interest at 2.75% p.a above savings rate.

Withdrawal < 5 years: 100% capital contribution + accrued interest at savings rate.

5 years <= Withdrawal < 10 years: 100% capital + accrued interest at 1.25% p.a above savings rate

10 years <= Withdrawal < 15 years: 100% capital + accrued interest at 1.75%  p.a above savings rate

15 years <= Withdrawal < 20 years:
100% capital + accrued interest at 2.25% p.a above savings
rate

  • The scheme helps to realize a specific project.
  • It encourages people to save for the future.
  • It allows withdrawal at anytime.
  • It allows withdrawal of accrued interest only (money back) on maturity and re-investment of capital for further period up to 20 years.
  • The rate of return is guaranteed.

Can I withdraw my deposit at any time?

Yes, subject to the following:

  • For accounts held for specific period of 5 years or more or in case of death, full benefits are payable.
  • For accounts held for a period of less than 5, 10, 15 & 20 years, the applicable interest rate will be adjusted and will not be in any case less than the ordinary bank savings rate.

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