Comparison chart

Last updated: January 19, 2018

This chart summarizes Canadian high interest savings account rates and is for informational purposes only. The rates are subject to change and there are more features to an account than its rate. Always be sure to check the specific banks’ websites and do your research about a bank account!

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Bank / Credit Union name Account Rate TFSA rate   QB CU OB
AcceleRate Financial AcceleRate Savings 1.90% 1.90% Forum Y MB Y
Achieva Financial Achieva Savings 1.85% 1.85% Forum Y MB Y
Alterna Bank High Interest eSavings 1.95% 1.95% * Forum Y Y
Bridgewater Bank Smart eSavings 1.75% n/a Forum
Motive Financial Motive Savings 1.50% 1.80% Forum Y
Canadian Tire Financial High Interest Savings 1.50% 1.80% Forum Y
EQ Bank Savings Plus 2.30% n/a Forum Y
Hubert Financial Happy Savings 2.00% 2.00% Forum MB Y
ICICI Bank HiSAVE Savings 1.35% 1.35% Forum Y Y
Ideal Savings Ideal Savings 2.00% 2.25% Forum MB Y
Implicity Financial High Interest Savings 1.85% 1.85% Forum Y MB Y
MAXA Financial MAXA Savings 1.95% 1.95% Forum Y MB Y
Meridian Credit Union Good To Grow 1.40% 1.40% Forum Y ON Y
Oaken Financial Oaken Savings 1.50% n/a Forum Y Y
Outlook Financial High Interest Savings 1.85% 1.85% Forum Y MB Y
Peoples Trust Peoples Choice e-Savings 1.45% 1.65% Forum Y Y
Wealth One Bank of Canada High Interest Savings 2.00% 1.65% Forum Y
Zag Bank Zag Savings 1.65% 1.65% Forum Y

QB = Available in Quebec
CU = Credit Union, insured by the relevant province’s credit union deposit insurance rather than the CDIC
OB = Online Banking
* Alterna’s TFSA e-Savings account rate is listed on their website as 2.05%, but it is a promotional rate only valid until March 31, 2018
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