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CARP Consumer Banking Poll Report

November 2, 2013

Key Findings - Throne Speech November 1, 2013: Members see the Speech from the Throne as an election platform, not a ...

Four bank service charges we love to hate

November 1, 2013

Consumers feel nickel and dimed by bank fees. The Conservative government’s Throne Speech pledged to expand access ...

CARP Poll in the News: Check out your banking options

April 29, 2013

 A recent personal finance story in the Toronto Star highlights the need for those over 50 to look into their bank ...

RBC blocks housebound senior from getting her money

November 14, 2012

Rigid bank policies on power of attorney should change, seniors advocates say Some bedridden or housebound elderly ...

Take your mortgage elsewhere, RBC tells customer

August 16, 2012

New banking regulations in perspective: this story chronicles one woman's struggles with her bank's mediation ...

Changes to Senior Banking: Free accounts may disappear

June 29, 2012

July 3, 2012 – Recently, TD Bank eliminated free bank accounts for seniors, being the first among Canada’s banks to ...

The “If Something Happens” Binder

January 27, 2012

As we age, the possibility increases that someone will have to take over our affairs if we are incapacitated or when we ...

Banking: Open Accessibility and Affordable Options

September 15, 2008

As more Canadians approach retirement, they should rest easy about their future ability to access basic financial ...

Money you didn’t know you had

September 21, 2007

An unclaimed balance can come in many forms: an old savings or chequing account, savings bond, GIC, term deposit, or ...

Money you didn’t know you had

September 21, 2007

An unclaimed balance can come in many forms: an old savings or chequing account, savings bond, GIC, term deposit, or ...

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