Recurring Deposit / SIP accounts provide the facility of saving small amounts of money every month to meet future financial goals. The scheme is also called by the name Systematic Investment Plan (SIP). The investment in Recurring Deposit / SIP accounts earn interest at the rates applicable to Time / Fixed deposits for the corresponding period of investment.
These accounts are ideal for investors, who want to plan to save / invest a fixed amount of their income at every month and earn relatively higher interest on their investments for future liabilities like education and marriage of children, purchase /construction of house etc.
Usually Recurring Deposit Accounts are maintained by banks for Saving Bank / Current Account holders only.
The Interest Rate is as applicable to Term / Fixed deposit accounts in the concerned bank.
Usually deposits for longer periods attract higher interest rates.
The interest is usually compounded at quarterly rests.
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