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Chequing and Savings

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Chequing Account

  • Best rate from first dollar on total closing balance.

Personal & Business Investment Savings Account

  • Interest is calculated on daily closing balance and paid monthly. Rates subject to change at any time.

Daily Interest Savings Account

  • Tier rate paid on the portion of the balance within each tier. Annualized interest rate calculated on the daily closing balance and paid monthly.

US Chequing

  • Tier rate paid on the portion of the balance within each tier. Annualized interest rate calculated on the daily closing balance and paid monthly. Interest paid in US funds. Not covered by CDIC.
  • Rates are subject to change without notice and are for information only. Due to local and proxy caching on the Internet, please ensure that you are viewing rates as at the current day's date. 
  • Only eligible deposits held in Canadian currency, having a term of five years or less and payable in Canada are insurable under the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation Act.

Line of Credit 

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Legal

Prime refers to the Alterna Prime Rate. Alterna Prime Rate is 3.95% as of October 26, 2018. Your interest rate will change whenever the Alterna Prime rate changes. Subject to credit approval. Assuming no additional fees are charged, the Annual Percentage Rate (APR) is the same as the Interest rate. Other conditions may apply. Due to local and proxy caching on the Internet, please ensure that you are viewing rates as at the current day's date

Mortgage Rates

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Legal

Prime Rate

  • Prime refers to the Alterna Prime Rate. Alterna Prime Rate is 3.95% as of October 26, 2018. Your interest rate will change whenever the Alterna Prime rate changes. 

Branch Promotional Fixed Mortgages Rate

  • 3-Year Fixed Closed: The Annual Percentage Rate (APR) is the same as the Interest rate 2.84%.
  • 5-Year Fixed Closed: The Annual Percentage Rate (APR) is the same as the Interest rate 2.89%. 
  • 10-Year Fixed Closed: The Annual Percentage Rate (APR) is the same as the Interest rate 3.24%. 

Special promotional rate may be changed or withdrawn at any time without notice. Cannot be combined with any other offer or discount. Assuming no additional fees are charged, Rates calculated semi-annually not in advance. Maximum Amortization of 25 years. Maximum property value of $1,000,000. Funds must be advanced within 120 days of application. Applies to owner-occupied residential properties only. Some conditions apply. Due to local and proxy caching on the Internet, please ensure that you are viewing rates as at the current day's date.

Branch Promotional Variable Mortgages Rate

  • 3-Year Variable Closed: The Annual Percentage Rate (APR) is the same as the Interest rate 2.89%
  • 5-Year Variable Closed: The Annual Percentage Rate (APR) is the same as the Interest rate 2.99%. 

Special promotional rate may be changed or withdrawn at any time without notice. Cannot be combined with any other offer or discount. Rate guaranteed for a maximum of 60 days. Rate guarantee does not apply to the Alterna prime rate. Assuming no additional fees are charged. Prime Refers to the Alterna Prime Rate. Alterna Prime Rate is 3.95% as of October 26, 2018. Your interest rate will change whenever the Alterna Prime rate changes. Rates calculated monthly not in advance. Maximum Amortization of 25 years. Maximum property value of $1,000,000. Funds must be advanced within 60 days of application. Applies to owner-occupied. Due to local and proxy caching on the Internet, please ensure that you are viewing rates as at the current day's date.

Registered Plans

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Legal

Special promotional rate may be changed or withdrawn at any time without notice. Existing term deposits cannot be broken to receive this offer. Rate shown for annual interest.Minimum investment/deposit $500 ($100 for Student Life and Youth Start accounts); Maximum investment $500,000. Cashable upon maturity only. Due to local and proxy caching on the Internet, please ensure that you are viewing rates as at the current day's date. 

  • 120 Days: Available for new deposits only or new registered contributions which can include existing funds on deposit. Simple interest calculated on the principal amount for the number of days in the term deposit and paid at maturity (principal x rate x number of days / 365 days). Available to personal accounts only. 
  • 18 and 32 Months: Available to personal and non-personal accounts. 
  • Term Deposits of 364 days or less: Simple interest calculated on the principal amount for the number of days in the term deposit and paid at maturity. (principal x rate x number of days / 365 days).
  • 1 – 5 Year Term Deposits: Annual compound interest paid monthly or annually.
  • 1 Year Redeemable: Annual compound interest paid at redemption or at maturity
  • 18-23 Month Term Deposit: Annual compound interest paid annually and at maturity
  • Flexi Term Deposit: Minimum $2500. Annual compound interest paid annually and at maturity.
  • Nest egg Term Deposit: $10 minimum per month. non-registered, RRSP & TFSA eligible.
  • RateBuilder Term Deposits:  Minimum deposit $500. Annual compound interest paid annually or at maturity.
  • US Dollar Term Deposits of 364 days or less: Simple interest calculated on the principal amount for the number of days in the term deposit and paid at maturity. (principal x rate x number of days / 365 days).
  • US Dollar Term Deposits of 1 to 5 years: Annual compound interest paid monthly or annually.  US Dollar Term Deposits are not DICO eligible.

Term Deposit Rates

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Legal

Special promotional rate may be changed or withdrawn at any time without notice. Existing term deposits cannot be broken to receive this offer. Rate shown for annual interest. Minimum investment/deposit $500; Maximum investment $500,000. Cashable upon maturity only. Due to local and proxy caching on the Internet, please ensure that you are viewing rates as at the current day's date. 

  • 90 Days: Available for new deposits only or new registered contributions which can include existing funds on deposit. Simple interest calculated on the principal amount for the number of days in the term deposit and paid at maturity (principal x rate x number of days / 365 days). Available to personal accounts only. 
  • 20 Months: Available to personal and non-personal accounts. 
  • Term Deposits of 364 days or less: Simple interest calculated on the principal amount for the number of days in the term deposit and paid at maturity. (principal x rate x number of days / 365 days).
  • 1 – 5 Year Term Deposits: Annual compound interest paid monthly or annually.
  • 1 Year Redeemable: Annual compound interest paid at redemption or at maturity
  • 18-23 Month Term Deposit: Annual compound interest paid annually and at maturity
  • Flexi Term Deposit: Minimum $2500. Annual compound interest paid annually and at maturity.
  • Nest egg Term Deposit: $10 minimum per month. non-registered, RRSP & TFSA eligible.
  • RateBuilder Term Deposits:  Minimum deposit $500. Annual compound interest paid annually or at maturity.
  • US Dollar Term Deposits of 364 days or less: Simple interest calculated on the principal amount for the number of days in the term deposit and paid at maturity. (principal x rate x number of days / 365 days).
  • US Dollar Term Deposits of 1 to 5 years: Annual compound interest paid monthly or annually.  US Dollar Term Deposits are not DICO eligible. 

Foreign Exchange

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Please note that the Buying column is the rate that members will buy from Alterna and the Selling column is the rate that members will sell to Alterna.


Legal

  • All currencies are quoted in Canadian Dollars
  • These foreign exchange rates are for reference only and are subject to change, as currency prices fluctuate throughout the day.
  • Please note that when planning on visiting a branch to buy foreign currency, we require two days notice. These currencies are only available at branches with tellers, ABMs are unable to dispense foreign currency. Please call your branch ahead to make arrangements.Due to local and proxy caching on the Internet, please ensure that you are viewing rates as at the current day's date.


         CS Alterna Bank is a member of Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation (CDIC)


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