1 month term deposits

1 month term deposits

If you’re between investments and need somewhere to park your cash, one month term deposits can be a way to earn a little interest on your hard earned money. After one month, your term deposit amount will have accrued interest and be ready to access. Some banks may even allow you to roll over your balance to another one month term, meaning you will continue to receive interest, until you transfer the money elsewhere. 

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Term deposit resources

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FAQ

What is a 1 month term deposit?

A 1 month term deposit is a short term deposit, offered by a number of banks. This short term can be a place to park your funds if you’re saving for something in the near future, or simply need time to figure out your next money move. It could be a great option if you want to access your money fairly soon, or feel you can’t commit to a longer term. It is the shortest period of time for a term deposit, other short terms range from three to twelve months. Read our term deposit reviews for all the info you need on different providers.

How much can I deposit?

How much you can deposit in a term deposit will depend on the individual bank’s minimum and maximum deposit requirements. While a number of banks require at least a $1,000 deposit, others may set the minimum at $5,000 or even $10,000. To find term deposit balance limits for each provider, simply scroll up to the comparison table above, or go to our term deposits search engine. Here you can filter by the amount you wish to deposit, how long you wish to deposit it for and which state or territory you live in.

What happens if I want to access my funds before the month is over?

Although it is possible to access your funds before the month is over, doing this can be costly. In most cases you will have to give the bank notice to withdraw funds early and you may be charged a penalty fee and/or have your interest rate reduced. Term deposits are designed to make it hard to access your money, so that the temptation to spend is eliminated. For this reason early withdrawal is not ideal. Before you make an early withdrawal, it might be worth weighing up your options to make sure that it is absolutely necessary.

Can I roll over the term deposit after 1 month?

If you wish to, once your one month term ends, some banks may allow you to roll your money over to another term. This means you will continue to earn interest (although the rate will be whatever rate is available at the time of the rollover). If you don’t want to put your money in another term deposit, you can also withdraw it at maturity.

What type of interest rate can I earn with a 1 month term deposit?

Generally speaking term deposits are designed to give you a higher interest rate on your money. However, the highest interest rates are usually offered with longer term deposits. With this in mind, you can probably expect to receive a slightly lower interest rate with a one month term, than you would with a two year term (for example). Head to Mozo’s term deposits interest rates page for up-to-date information on term deposit interest rates in Australia.

Do I pay fees on a 1 month term deposit?

Luckily, most banks do not charge set up, ongoing or annual fees for 1 month term deposits. That said, you should always check the fees and charges, before locking your money away in a term. 

It’s also good to remember that while banks may not charge setup fees, you may be hit with a fee if you decide to withdraw your funds before the term matures.

Can I top up my term deposit throughout the month?

Just like how you can’t withdraw your money from a term deposit, you can’t top up your balance either - the amount remains the same throughout the month. If you are considering a short-term term deposit but are unsure on how much you want to put away, a high-interest savings account may be a more suitable alternative as it has more flexible options when it comes to withdrawals and deposits.

Term Deposit Reviews

AMP Bank Term Deposit
Overall 3/10
Poor service from AMP

I set up an online term deposit but they had a problem transferring the funds. They told me to contact them. This proved to be nearly impossible. I kept getting emails to say that I should contact them through their APP. However, they hadn't sent me an account number in order to do so. I tried to phone them. On one occasion I was waiting on the phone for over 90 minutes, another time over half an hour. I finally got through on a Sunday. The person showed no concern for my predicament and was very unfriendly. I concluded that AMP's service and staff selection and training was very poor and decided not to invest with them.

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I set up an online term deposit but they had a problem transferring the funds. They told me to contact them. This proved to be nearly impossible. I kept getting emails to say that I should contact them through their APP. However, they hadn't sent me an account number in order to do so. I tried to phone them. On one occasion I was waiting on the phone for over 90 minutes, another time over half an hour. I finally got through on a Sunday. The person showed no concern for my predicament and was very unfriendly. I concluded that AMP's service and staff selection and training was very poor and decided not to invest with them.

Price
9/10
Customer service
1/10
Convenience
1/10
Trust
1/10
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Deborah, Victoria, reviewed 3 months ago
AMP Bank Term Deposit
Overall 1/10
Useless customer service. Avoid

I had trouble with AMP when as a lawyer I was after the held up the payment of superannuation to a deceased estate. I thought that the AMP bank may give better service. They will transfer money to themselves within hours of your application but then you cease to exist. Won’t answer your phone calls. No call back and an email response to phone them. Totally useless.

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I had trouble with AMP when as a lawyer I was after the held up the payment of superannuation to a deceased estate. I thought that the AMP bank may give better service. They will transfer money to themselves within hours of your application but then you cease to exist. Won’t answer your phone calls. No call back and an email response to phone them. Totally useless.

Price
7/10
Features
5/10
Customer service
1/10
Convenience
1/10
Trust
1/10
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Greg, Victoria, reviewed 4 months ago
Bendigo Bank Term Deposit
Overall 7/10
These rates are poor

Initially all of these products were excellent but with the change of rates we now don’t receive a good return as a loyal customer.

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Initially all of these products were excellent but with the change of rates we now don’t receive a good return as a loyal customer.

Price
3/10
Features
6/10
Customer service
9/10
Convenience
9/10
Trust
9/10
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Grahame, Victoria, reviewed 4 months ago

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