Apple has released their Best of 2011 apps, and of course there is a Finance Category. As you have probably guessed it, one of the Big Six banks holds a top spot for the Canadian Financial category for popularity. The Canadian bank, which holds the top spot in the Canadian Financial category, is none other
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ICICI Bank Canada is a full service direct bank, which offers a comprehensive suite of personal, commercial and cross border banking products and services. ICICI Bank Canada is a wholly owned subsidiary of ICICI Bank Limited, and it is headquartered in Mumbai, India. This particular bank has only expanded its operations into Canada in 2003.
ING Direct was first launched right here in Canada. It can be said that the global brand is a truly Canadian success story. ING Direct Canada was founded in 1997; as of 2009 ING Direct Canada has over 1.6 million clients. ING Direct Canada has four “Save Your Money Cafes” in the major cities of
Making our way through the banks of Canada we come upon another Schedule 1 bank located in the province of Quebec, the Laurentian Bank of Canada (LBC). LBC dates back to 1846 with the founding of the Banque d’Épargne de la Cité et du District or for people like me, who do not know any
Today, we find ourselves examining a new bank to Canadians, Ally Bank. Some might remember Ally Bank previously as General Motors Acceptance Corporation (GMAC), a United States bank that was previously the wholly owned financial services arm of General Motors. GMAC was rebranded to Ally Bank on May 15th 2009. The name change marked a shift
It has been quite some time since the last Knowing Your Banks article, no excuses but today’s article is definitely worth the wait. President’s Choice Financial is a financial institution that offers services through a joint venture between Loblaw Companies and Canadian Imperial Bank of Canada (CIBC). You have probably walked into a random Loblaw’s
Among the many banks in Canada, Desjardin Group or Mouvement des Caisses Desjardin in French is the largest association of credit unions in North America. Desjardin Group was founded in 1900 in Lévis Québec by Alphonse Desjardin. It is mostly located in Québec, however it can be found in Ontario, Manitoba, and New Brunswick. Desjardin