ACCOUNT ​OPTIONS

At Unity Credit Union, taking care of our member’s financial well-being is our top priority.  We offer a variety of chequing and savings accounts to suit your lifestyle and help you manage your money.

What type of account do you need?

CHEQUING ACCOUNTS:

For your day-to-day banking needs, we offer a Personal Chequing Account and a Heritage Chequing Account, for members who are over 60.

Personal Chequing

Who Might Use this Account?

Recommended for individuals who use their accounts for various basic daily transactions, such as paying bills, writing cheques, and using their MEMBER CARD® debit card for purchases.

Account Features
  • Non-interest bearing account
  • All deposits are free
  • Unlimited MemberDirect® Online Banking or Mobile App transactions at no charge

Heritage 60 Chequing

Who Might Use this Account?

Recommended for individuals 60 and over who use their accounts for various daily transactions.

NOTE: For joint accounts, only one member needs to be over 60.

Account Features
  • Non-interest bearing account
  • No minimum balance requirement
  • No monthly service fee
  • All deposits are free
  • Unlimited transactions at no charge
  • Unlimited MemberDirect® Online Banking and App transactions at no charge
SAVINGS ACCOUNTS:

What are you saving for?  A new car?  A trip?  A down payment for a house?  Saving money can be challenging.  Whether you have a specific goal in mind, or you are simply saving for a rainy day, you can invest your money in a PLAN 24® daily interest savings account or deposit your money in a Non-Registered Investment for a higher return of interest.

PLAN 24® Savings

Who Might Use this Account?

Recommended for individuals 19 years of age and older who want to earn interest on their money.  Interest is calculated daily, so no matter how much money is in your account, or how long it stays there, you still receive the reward.

Account Features
  • Daily interest savings – calculated on the closing daily balance and paid on the last day of each month
  • No minimum balance requirement
  • All deposits are free
  • Unlimited MemberDirect® Online Banking and Mobile App transactions at no charge
  • NOTE: Chequing privileges and overdraft protection are not available on this account

Non-Registered Investments

Overview

Non-registered investments allow you to choose a savings/investment plan with more options and at a higher interest rate.  

Key Features
  • We offer a mix of term lengths, deposit amounts, saving options and interest rates
  • You have access to a full spectrum of investment options 
  • Our Investment Specialists can offer financial management expertise and personalized options
YOUTH AND STUDENT ACCOUNTS:

Are you under 12 years of age and learning to save?  Are you between 13 and 18 years of age and looking for chequing and savings privileges?  Are you a student attending post-secondary school?  We have an account that is right for you!

FAT CAT® Youth Savings

Who Might Use this Account?

Recommended for youth 12 years of age and under who are just learning about the value of money.  It will teach young people how to keep track of their money and how the financial world works.  Why put birthday money or an allowance in a piggy bank – put it in a FATCAT® account and earn interest!

NOTE: Parental consent is required for card privileges

Account Features
  • Interest bearing account - calculated on the closing daily balance and paid on the last day of each month
  • The account can be accessed with permission from your parent or guardian
  • 30 free transactions per month
  • No minimum balance requirement
  • All deposits are free
  • Chequing privileges are not available on this account

HEADSTART® Chequing

Who Might Use this Account?

Recommended for youth between the ages of 13 and 18 looking for a chequing account with saving privileges. Why cash your first pay cheque – put it in a HEADSTART® account and earn interest! 

NOTE: Parental consent is required for card privileges

Account Features
  • Inerest bearing account - calculated on the closing daily balance and paid on the last day of each month
  • No minimum balance requirement
  • All deposits are free
  • Unlimited MemberDirect® Online Banking or Mobile App transactions at no charge
  • At age 19, the account will be transferred to a Personal Chequing account or a STUDENTCHOICE® account 

STUDENTCHOICE® Chequing

Who Might Use this Account?

Recommended for students aged 19 to 26 who are enrolled in post-secondary programs of at least 60% full time studies. The account offers chequing and saving privileges in one, and pays a competitive interest rate on the balance.

NOTE: Post-secondary education includes universities, community colleges, and technical institutes.  Apprenticeship programs also qualify.  Proof of enrollment is required.

Account Features
  • Interest bearing account - calculated on the closing daily balance and paid on the last day of each month
  • No minimum balance requirement
  • All deposits are free
  • Unlimited MemberDirect® Online Banking and Mobile App transactions at no charge
U.S. DOLLAR ACCOUNT:

Are you a snowbird who likes to flee our cold Saskatchewan winters?  Do you conduct business south of the border?  If so, a U.S. chequing account is a convenient and low-fee way to make the most of your U.S. funds.

U.S. Dollar Chequing

Who Might Use this Account?

Recommended for members who desire to hold U.S. currency, make purchases in the U.S.A., or travel frequently.

NOTE: Access is limited to cash or cheques. Overdraft protection, Point of Sale, ATM access, automatic debits, utility payments, remote access services or preauthorized payments are not available on this account.

Account Features
  • Non-interest bearing account
  • Funds can only be accessed by cash withdrawal or cheque.
  • All deposits are free
  • No minimum balance requirement
  • Minimal monthly service charge

Terms and Conditions:  The Terms and Conditions for Financial Services apply to and govern the operation of your Personal Accounts.  They contain important information about your account(s), as well as member and credit union responsibility and liability information.  To read the Terms and Conditions please click here: Terms and Conditions - Personal Accounts.

Enjoy the advantages of a Unity Credit Union Account​

  • FREE Interac e-Transfer® transactions.
  • Access your funds and account history conveniently through a variety of channels: 
    • In person at Unity Credit Union.

    • Online Banking.

    • Unity Credit Union Mobile App  - Available for both Apple and Android devices.

    • MEMBER CARD® debit card (physical card or mobile wallet options).

    • ATM access through thousands of credit union ding free® ATMs across Canada.

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