Don’t just save your money, grow it with savings accounts that give you:
Competitive interest rates right from dollar one
100% deposit guarantee
No minimum balance requirement
Access your money while it grows with day-to-day chequing accounts that give you:
Optional overdraft protection
Access to 1,800+ ding free® ATMs across Canada
Help your child build financial independence one step at a time.
Choose a savings account, an account for day-to-day spending, or both
Accounts earn interest right from dollar one
No monthly fees
Affordable banking for students pursuing post-secondary education at a university, college, or trade school.
Access to a full suite of online and digital banking solutions
Proof of enrollment is required
Manage your accounts your way with easy and effortless banking options including:
Online banking options for every account size
Dedicated tellers at every branch
Low-risk investing with GICs in various term lengths, available in both Canadian and U.S. funds.
Earn a guaranteed rate of return
GICs are also available in an RRSP, RRIF, or TFSA
Save for a rainy day, a big purchase, or get ready for retirement with a Tax-Free Savings Account.
All returns are tax-free
Manage your TFSA online or using the SCU app
Access your funds when you need them
Save for your retirement and reduce your taxable income now with an RRSP.
Enjoy tax-deferred savings
Make tax-deductible contributions
Choose from a variety of investing options
Give a child in your life a head start on their
post-secondary education with an RESP.
Increase savings with government grants
Convert your RRSP to a RRIF and enjoy a steady income while still earning interest on your money.
Control your income
Continue to grow your money tax-free
Earn tax-sheltered interest
Keep existing disability benefits
Reach your investment goals with online investing made easy by Qtrade Direct Investing™ and VirtualWealth®.
Advanced investment software
Fast, friendly, and knowledgeable customer support
Invest in your future with some of the best home mortgage options available and get:
Competitive variable and fixed interest rates
Up to 30 years to repay
Prepayment and extra-payment privileges
As little as 5% down
Invest in your future with some of the best condo mortgage options available and get:
90-day rate guarantee
Reimagine your living space and increase the value of your home with a renovation mortgage and get:
Variable or fixed rate options
Leverage existing or “as-complete” home equity
Make your dream home a reality with self-build mortgages that give you:
A 18-month interest-only period
Access to funds when and how you need them
Contract-build mortgages offer a variety of options suited to the building process including:
Build a personal portfolio of rental properties with specially designed mortgages that give:
Preapproval based on projected rental income
Up to six rental units at our personal rate
Realize your dream of owning a cottage or vacation property with a mortgage that gives you:
Up to 80% financing
30 years to repay
Ability to purchase on government leased land
Our New to Canada mortgage is designed to help newcomers find a home in their new community. We make this easier with:
No income verification requirements
Flexible payment options
We've been lending specialists for more than 80 years. We'll make sure you always get the best mortgage.
Expertise to craft custom solutions for unique needs
Local, in-house decision making
As little as a 5% down payment and up to 30 years to repay
Get the funds you need to consolidate your debt, contribute to your RRSP, or make a large purchase.
Competitive interest rates
Flexible repayment plans
No pre-payment penalties
Get the right amount of money at the right time with a pre-approved credit limit.
Get approved once, access funds as you need
Only pay interest on the funds you use
Our most prestigious card offering elite-level privileges, unique benefits, and exceptional service wherever you go.
Covering everything from baggage loss to emergency healthcare, this one card lets you rest easy when you’re on the go.
Shop in the U.S. and skip the exchange fees. No foreign transaction fees mean even more savings on everything you buy.
A no frills card that gives you a low interest rate, no annual fee, and essential purchase protection.
Earn reward points while enjoying a low interest rate on purchases and cash advances.
Make everyday buying a bit more rewarding! Earn cash rewards on everyday purchases.
Make sure your family is taken care of in case of death, disability, or critical illness.
Protect your estate from taxes
Replace lost income, preserve or supplement retirement savings
Cover funeral costs, mortgage repayment, and children’s tuition
Cover loan payments in case of the unexpected. Coverage options include: life, disability, critical illness, or loss of employment.
Protect your assets
Safeguard your savings
Maintain current credit score
Protect your biggest investment; your home! Coverage options include: life, disability, critical illness, or loss of employment.
Enrolling is easy and arranged at the time of your mortgage application
Safeguard your home from theft and other unforeseen events.
No premium increases for client‐paid claims
Claim counselling service for all your questions
Easily manage your policies online
Enjoy your trip worry-free with coverage for missed flights, trip cancellations, lost luggage, and hospital visits.
Up to $10 million coverage for emergency hospital visits or medical care
Multi-trip plan insurance for those who travel multiple times a year
24/7 access to multi-lingual emergency travel assistance
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Digital banking known issues
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Statement with cheque images
Cheques, debits, transfers, and withdrawals on personal chequing
Cheques, debits, transfers, and withdrawals on savings
Withdrawals on AgriInvest
Withdrawals on TFSA (first is free) 5,6
Cheques and debits on personal USD accounts
CU BY PHONE® and online banking bill payments - chequing
CU BY PHONE and online banking bill payments - savings1
Pre-authorized debit change (member-initiated)
Interac® direct payments
Deposits at Canadian credit unions
Withdrawals at SCU
Withdrawals at Canadian credit unions
Withdrawals at Interac ATM's in Canada
Withdrawals in the U.S.
International withdrawals and purchases4
USD cheques on CAD accounts
Statement printouts, in-branch
Cheque copies, in-branch
Post-dated cheque handling
Official cheque to member
Official cheque to non-member
Registered product transfer-out fee (RRSP/RRIF/TFSA/RESP/RDSP)
RESP/RDSP NSF item3
RESP/RDSP statement requests7
Partial RESP transfer-out fee2
Specialized estate assistance fee
T3 return filing fee
CAD money order
USD moneygram drafts
Western Union USD/foreign draft
1 Does not apply to Plan 24®. Transaction fee for Plan 24 is $1.00.
2 This fee is in addition to SCU’s transfer-out fee.
3 If pre-authorized transfers are returned as Insufficient Funds more than once in any calendar year, they will be cancelled by SCU.
4 A 2.50% service fee on the POS purchase price is applied on top of the $3.50 fee.
5 First monthly transfer from a TFSA is free. Subsequent withdrawals are subject to fees as above, charged at the end of the month. Please ensure funds are available in your TFSA for any fees.
6 A minimum balance of $5.00 is required in a variable TFSA and RRSP to keep the contract open, unless there are other assets in the contract or the account will receive pre-authorized transfers.
7 Applies to statement requests outside of regular semi-annual statements.