The Irish Times (July 28th) that vodafone broadband claim gift it plans to yet again reduce the yield on the prize bond fund, but this time from.85 per cent down to a derisory.5 per cent a further drop of more than 40 per cent.
Not only that, but weve never met anyone whos won anything on them either.
Even if you win a prize on a particular bond, it is entered in subsequent draws.
While a handful of winners contacted us, a lot more losers and we mean that in the nicest possible way got in touch.
Prize bonds, like An Post savings, are a Government guaranteed investment, so they are one of the safest investments you can make.We have the details of four winners here are you one of the lucky few?Yours, etc, john blake dillon, Donnybrook, Dublin.Results from Last drawLast monthLast 6 months.Someone else has stolen all of our luck.
Moreover, the value of prizes amounted to just.3 million, down from 28 million in 2016, although given the lower number of winners, the average prize fell by just 1 per cent.51.
Bond bought in Limerick in May 2001 19,046.07, winning bond number is P137675, bond won in December 1991.
In that time there have been 6,240,000 cash prizes awarded and not once have we got anything.While a million euro is not to be sneezed at, the monthly draw remains under the radar for most people as unlike the National Lottery, there is absolutely no razzamatazz when it comes to announcing Prize Bond winners and they all remain anonymous, so there.Another person has had bonds for 30 years and never won a brass cent off them.First Prize Bond Number Required, last Prize Bond Number (optional).The Prize Bond Company has also introduced a monthly 1 million prize, the most recent prize was won last Friday by a Kilkenny resident with a ticket bought 29 years ago.Sir, The ntma announced in an advertisement.If the ntma is genuinely concerned about vulture funds or other unworthies pouring into the prize bond fund for its security, liquidity and tax-free status then it could create a subset-fund with the higher yield, which would be available only to Irish resident individuals and.The Prize Bond Company Designated Activity Company was set up on Thursday the 27th of April 1989.Contrast this with 2012, when some 46 million was paid out in 438,682 prizes.Or perhaps you didnt buy the ticket at all, but someone close to you did.