#14 Mini-pod: What is a temporary high balance?

Sometimes events occur that mean our bank balance is much higher than usual, like a house sale, inheritance or redundancy payout. At FSCS we call this a 'temporary high balance' and can protect it up to £1m for six months. Find out more in this short mini-pod.

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Learn more about how we protect temporary high balances.

See how we protect money in your bank or building society.

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Transcript of episode 14

Read the transcript of episode 14 here (PDF 55KB).

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