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2018 12 05 Hubert Rate Drop
December 5, 2018
7:01 am
Nehpets
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Email this morning:

As this morning, our high-interest savings rate is now 2.30%

The high-interest rate for TFSA, RRSP, and RRIF accounts is staying at 2.50%.

Our term rates remain the same and are as follows:

1-year quarterly term - 2.95% avg.
2-year term - 2.90%
3-year term - 3.00%
4-year term - 3.25%
5-year term - 3.50%

December 5, 2018
7:13 am
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This is interesting. The BOC holds and HISA rate drops. Have we found the new "neutral" rate?

December 5, 2018
8:36 am
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Disappointing...

December 5, 2018
9:47 am
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Wasn't it 2.35 before the hike to 2.5? This is lower than summer? Or am i mistaken?

December 5, 2018
10:03 am
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Yes, it was 2.35 not too long ago. Not sure of the dates.

December 5, 2018
10:09 am
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December 5, 2018
5:51 pm
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Loonie said
Yes, it was 2.35 not too long ago. Not sure of the dates.  

Don't forget that rate history is also available on this site's Comparison chart.

December 5, 2018
7:15 pm
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in the last few weeeks all momentum for rate hikes seems to have evaporated.
too far too fast in terms of hiking or is it simply a function of weak WCS?

December 6, 2018
5:49 pm
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Nehpets said
The high-interest rate for TFSA, RRSP, and RRIF accounts is staying at 2.50%.

  

The RRSP high interest account rate is 2.3% now.

December 6, 2018
6:55 pm
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Maybe too many people were joining and they needed a way to stop new funds?

December 7, 2018
12:06 pm
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Most likely this rate drop occurred on December 5, 2018 because from July 1, 2018 Oak Bank CU is part of Sunova CU and just a few days before December 5, 2018 they finished that process of joining together.

December 13, 2018
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James said

Nehpets said
The high-interest rate for TFSA, RRSP, and RRIF accounts is staying at 2.50%.

  

The RRSP high interest account rate is 2.3% now.  

Hubert website says RRSP savings at 2.5%

December 13, 2018
11:14 am
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All their registered savings accounts are 2.5%.
It may be a seasonal thing for those accounts.
Perhaps, in March or so, they will all even out to 2.4-ish, like the other MB CUs.

December 13, 2018
12:48 pm
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frugal lady said

Hubert website says RRSP savings at 2.5%  

I noticed that - it seems they initially dropped the rate to 2.3% (which showed on my account when I posted) and shortly thereafter, adjusted it to 2.5%. I'll double check the interest at the end of the month but I'm assuming it will be a consistent 2.5%.

December 13, 2018
1:05 pm
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non-registered remains at 2.3
https://www.happysavings.ca/rates/

December 22, 2018
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Back up to 2.50% as of Dec 22

December 22, 2018
8:01 am
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Discussion on Dec 22 , 2018 rate increase HERE

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