July 23, 2024

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Desjardins will increase certain account fees by 22%

Desjardins will increase certain account fees by 22%

As inflation bleeds Quebecers’ wallets, Desjardins is preparing to raise rates on some of its Star accounts from 14% to 22%. News magazine.

An “intermediate” rate of $8.95 per month, with 30 transactions with a minimum balance of $2,500, will go up by $2, or 22%, to $10.95 on Oct. 1. You must now have $500 or $3,000 in your account to avoid paying these fees.

As for the “Unlimited” plan, it will go from $13.95 to $15.95 per month, an increase of $2 or 14%. The minimum balance remains at $4,000 to avoid fees.

Good news for those with the “Saving” package at $3.95: the rate will be maintained. You must have $1,500 in your account to avoid fees and qualify for 12 transactions.


beginning of july, News magazine More than 143 workers at Fédération des caisses Desjardins du Québec and 33 others at Groupe Technologies du Complexe Desjardins reported they were about to lose their livelihoods in early September.

However, as per our information, other job cuts are expected.

Monday, Desjardins spokesman Jean-Benoit Turcotti said Log There have been no other mass layoffs.

“However, in an organization like Desjardins, there are occasional adjustments between different teams,” he admitted without saying much.

“We are always working as efficiently as possible to meet the needs of our members and customers. Remember that we have over 58,000 employees, so occasional adjustments are normal,” he concluded.

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