Achieva Financial profile, discussions, and reviews

Website: http://www.achieva.mb.ca
Headquarters: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Parent company: Cambrian Credit Union
Credit union? Yes
Available to Quebec residents? Yes
Founded in: 1998

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July 9, 2015
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Achieva Nightmare: Holding my savings hostage for 5 years!!

March 25, 2015
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Savings account and TFSA rates down to 1.85%

February 3, 2015
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8 Reviews »

  1. Customer service: Rated 5 / 5 stars

    Account features: Rated 5 / 5 stars

    Interest rates (consistency and amount): Rated 5 / 5 stars

    Fees: Rated 5 / 5 stars

    Interface (online, telephone, in-person, etc.): Rated 5 / 5 stars

    How long have you banked with them?: 10 years

    Why do you bank with them?: high interest rates; internet accessible

    What do you like about this bank / credit union?: internet security is high; ability to transfer between banks is good;

    What could be improved about this bank / credit union?: they sometimes snailmail me stuff to my Alberta address, I'd prefer they just email everything (advertising especially!) not just account notices etc.

    General comments: consistent effort to make their interest rates the highest

    Review by Ray — December 9, 2012 @ 10:43 am

  2. Customer service: Rated 5 / 5 stars

    Account features: Rated 5 / 5 stars

    Interest rates (consistency and amount): Rated 4 / 5 stars

    Fees: Rated 5 / 5 stars

    Interface (online, telephone, in-person, etc.): Rated 3 / 5 stars

    How long have you banked with them?: 1 year

    Why do you bank with them?: High savings interest rates; online banking; great service; polite and friendly responses to telephone inquiries.

    What do you like about this bank / credit union?: All of the above; easy to bank with them

    What could be improved about this bank / credit union?: Their website could be improved; particularly the navigation. Would like to see ATM option in Quebec.

    General comments: I recommend this institution to my friends and family.

    Review by Caroline — April 3, 2013 @ 7:11 am

  3. Customer service: Rated 4 / 5 stars

    Account features: Rated 4 / 5 stars

    Interest rates (consistency and amount): Rated 4 / 5 stars

    Fees: Rated 5 / 5 stars

    Interface (online, telephone, in-person, etc.): Rated 4 / 5 stars

    How long have you banked with them?: Since 2011

    Why do you bank with them?: Interest rates are competitive

    What do you like about this bank / credit union?: They pay YOU to receive monthly statement online, how many banks do that?

    What could be improved about this bank / credit union?: The website could be improved.

    General comments: One of the best CU's

    Review by Grahame — August 18, 2014 @ 7:38 am

  4. Customer service: Rated 2 / 5 stars

    Account features: Rated 5 / 5 stars

    Interest rates (consistency and amount): Rated 3 / 5 stars

    Fees: Rated 5 / 5 stars

    Interface (online, telephone, in-person, etc.): Rated 1 / 5 stars

    How long have you banked with them?: 3 years

    Why do you bank with them?: Interest rates

    What do you like about this bank / credit union?: Interest rates

    What could be improved about this bank / credit union?: Customer service - stuck in the paper area

    General comments: Had to actually mail them a void cheque instead of printed copy of a cheque from tangerine website for an account they already had on file to setup direct transfer. Please try to realize what century we're in now. Uggh

    Review by L — April 30, 2015 @ 10:37 am

  5. Customer service: Rated 1 / 5 stars

    Account features: Rated 2 / 5 stars

    Interest rates (consistency and amount): Rated 5 / 5 stars

    Fees: Rated 4 / 5 stars

    Interface (online, telephone, in-person, etc.): Rated 1 / 5 stars

    How long have you banked with them?: ~6 y

    Why do you bank with them?: I am not any longer!

    What do you like about this bank / credit union?: What brought me to them in the first place was only their interest rates.

    What could be improved about this bank / credit union?: Customer relation, employee training, Web design, general financial operations, etc.

    General comments: Very poor customer relation. They asked me how I'd earned the money sitting on one of my other bank accounts when I wanted to transfer it to a new GIC with them. Their Web site is a total joke when it should be fast, convivial, and efficient since this is the only way for a customer to manage accounts and money transfer when dealing with an online-only-financial institution.

    Review by PR — October 20, 2015 @ 2:01 pm

  6. Customer service: Rated 4 / 5 stars

    Account features: Rated 4 / 5 stars

    Interest rates (consistency and amount): Rated 5 / 5 stars

    Fees: Rated 5 / 5 stars

    Interface (online, telephone, in-person, etc.): Rated 3 / 5 stars

    How long have you banked with them?: 15 years

    Why do you bank with them?: Mainly for a holding purpose, good rate for banks and no risk.

    What do you like about this bank / credit union?: Interest rate, return a dollar per month for not requesting paper. Pleasant staff. What's not to like with great interest rates compared to banks and good service for a virtual bank. Quick access to savings account

    What could be improved about this bank / credit union?: More friendly web site and transfers could be quicker, but it's a trade off for a better rate.

    General comments: We are high risk investors so it's good to have a place to park some money in a safe place with one of the best rates for a bank/credit union with quick access to a savings account.

    Review by Gordon Schlagel — December 26, 2015 @ 10:12 am

  7. Customer service: Rated 5 / 5 stars

    Account features: Rated 5 / 5 stars

    Interest rates (consistency and amount): Rated 5 / 5 stars

    Fees: Rated 5 / 5 stars

    Interface (online, telephone, in-person, etc.): Rated 5 / 5 stars

    How long have you banked with them?: 7 years

    Why do you bank with them?: high interest rates, great online access and fast courteous telephone service when I've used it on rare occasion.

    What do you like about this bank / credit union?: Their online interface has constantly been improved to the point where I can't think of one more feature that should be added. It's far better than any of the 5 others I've used. They offer consistently high savings rates and a complete range of products including LIRA and LIF. Unlimited deposit insurance is great. Parent company Cambrian CU is one of Canada's largest credit unions. I've yet to pay a single service fee.

    What could be improved about this bank / credit union?: Nothing I can think of other than maybe have their parent company Cambrian CU open a branch here in Ontario.

    General comments: I have no vested interest in writing this glowing report.

    Review by John — December 30, 2015 @ 5:04 am

  8. Customer service: Rated 4 / 5 stars

    Account features: Rated 4 / 5 stars

    Interest rates (consistency and amount): Rated 4 / 5 stars

    Fees: Rated 5 / 5 stars

    Interface (online, telephone, in-person, etc.): Rated 5 / 5 stars

    How long have you banked with them?: at least 10 years

    Why do you bank with them?: rates

    What do you like about this bank / credit union?: not the best rates but better than some others

    What could be improved about this bank / credit union?: Allow me to open an account for my elderly Mom without a major hassle and understand that my Mom signed all the forms but accept the fact that people of her age are unable to mentally or physically handle day to day things without assistance (or accept P.O.A.). Make life very difficult when all I am trying to do is earn more interest for elderly parent.

    General comments: Impossible to deal with in the above situation....so frustrating. didn't have this issue anywhere else. I am joint on the accts. and have P.O.A. and still no go. Guess keep giving the business to Tangerine where there are no issues.

    Review by C. Indarjit — January 16, 2016 @ 12:55 pm

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