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Why save with us - Our heritage

Our heritage

Always here for you

What did the Victorians, and Charles Dickens, think about saving? The inspiring story of how NS&I began over 150 years ago.

Serious fun

In 1956, NS&I introduced an exciting new way to save. Find out about the history of Premium Bonds, the magic of ERNIE and what Bletchley codebreakers of the 1940s have to do with winners of the 1950s.

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