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Rates & Fees

Saving Accounts

  • Good To Grow High Interest Savings Account
     
    Rate Product Get Started
    1.40% High Interest Savings1 Open Online
    1.40% TFSA High Interest Savings Open Online
    1.40% RRSP High Interest Savings Open Online
    1.40% RRIF High Interest Savings Find a Branch






    1Receive $100 and earn our always competitive rate of 1.40% when you open a non-registered Good To Grow High Interest Savings Account online or at any of our Meridian branches and make a minimum deposit of $1,000.
  • U.S. Dollar Account
    Rate Product
    0.05% $0 - $4,999
    0.10% $5,000 - $24,999
    0.15% $25,000 - $49,999
    0.15% $50,000 - $99,999
    0.15% $100,000







     

Business Accounts

  • Business Advantage Plus Account
    Rate Product
    1.60% Canadian Dollar (Closing Daily Balance > $1,000,000)
    1.50% Canadian Dollar (Closing Daily Balance $100,000-$999,999)
    1.40% Canadian Dollar (Closing Daily Balance < $100,000)
    0.15% U.S. Dollar (Minimum $100,000)






    2Open a Business Advantage Plus Savings Account with new money to Meridian by May 31, 2019 and you’ll get up to 2.65% interest on every single dollar in your account for four months. After the Boost period, your business savings will continue to earn an amazing interest rate. 
  • Special Offers for Business
    Rate Product
    2.90% 3-Year GIC, cashable
    2.90% 1-Year GIC, non-redeemable
    2.10% 1-Year GIC, cashable after 90 days
    3.00% 18-Month GIC, non-redeemable
    Up to 2.65% Business Advantage Savings Boost







    Find out more about our special offers for business here. 

Mortgages3

Lines of Credit

  • Lines
    Rate Product Get Started
    4.45% (LOC PRIME) Secured/Equity Apply Online



     
    Rate Product
    5.45% (LOC PRIME + 1.00%) Student
    Dependant on Credit History & Capacity to repay the loan Unsecured
    3.95%5 RRSP

GICs

  • 18-Month GIC

    Available in Non-Registered and RRSP & TFSA. Minimum $100 Deposit.

    Rate Product
    3.00% 18-Month GIC
  • Non-Redeemable Long Term GICs

    Available in Non-Registered and RRSP, RRIF & TFSA. Minimum $100 Deposit.

    Rate Product
    2.00% 1 Year
    2.15% 2 Year
    3.10% 3 Year
    2.35% 4 Year
    2.60% 5 Year
  • Non-Redeemable Short Term GICs

    Available in Non-Registered and RRSP, RRIF & TFSA. Minimum Deposit of $5,000 for Non-Registered and $2,500 for RRSP & RRIF

    Rate Product
    0.45% 30 Days
    0.55% 60 Days
    0.65% 90 Days
    0.70% 180 Days
    0.80% 270 Days
  • Redeemable Long Term GICs

    Available in Non-Registered and TFSA. Minimum $100 Deposit.

    Rate Product
    1.25% 1 Year
    1.40% 2 Year
    1.45% 3 Year
    1.60% 4 Year
    1.85% 5 Year
  • Redeemable Short Term GICs

    Minimum $2500 Deposit - Non-Registered only

    Rate Product
    0.05% 30 Days
    0.15% 60 Days
    0.25% 90 Days
    0.30% 180 Days
    0.40% 270 Days
  • 5 Year Ladder Strategy6

    Available for Non-Registered and RRSP, RRIF & TFSA. Non-redeemable. Minimum $500 Deposit.

    Rate Bonus Rate Year
    2.00% 2.35% Year 1
    2.15% 2.60% Year 2
    2.20% 2.80% Year 3
    2.35% 2.95% Year 4
    2.60% 3.20% Year 5
    Average Rate 2.26% Average Rate 2.78%  
  • 3-Year Escalator7

    Available for RRSP, RRIF & TFSA. 3-Year Escalators are redeemable. Minimum $100 deposit.

    Rate Year
    2.00% Year 1
    3.00% Year 2
    4.00% Year 3
    3.00% Yield
  • 5-Year Escalator8

    Available for RRSP, RRIF and TFSA. Non-redeemable. Minimum $100 deposit.

    Rate Year
    2.25% Year 1
    2.40% Year 2
    2.45% Year 3
    2.60% Year 4
    2.85% Year 5
    2.51% Yield
  • U. S. Long Term

    Non-redeemable, Minimum $5000 deposit, Compounded Annually

    Rate Product
    0.30% 1 Year
    0.50% 2 Year
    0.80% 3 Year 
    1.00% 4 Year 
    1.25% 5 Year 
  • U. S. Short Term

    Redeemable, Minimum $5000 deposit

    Rate Product
    0.05% 30 Days
    0.05% 60 Days
    0.15% 90 Days
    0.30% 180 Days
    0.35% 270 Days

Index-Linked GICs

Grandfathered Accounts

  • Grandfathered Accounts

    The accounts shown are no longer offered. This information is for existing account holders only.

    Power Savings

    Rate Balance Tiers
    0.05% $0 - $4,999
    0.10% $5,000 - $24,999
    0.10% $25,000 - $49,999
    0.10% $50,000 - $99,999
    0.10% $100,000+


    Plan 24

    Rate Balance Tiers
    0.05% $0 - $4,999
    0.05% $5,000 - $24,999
    0.05% $25,000 - $49,999
    0.05% $50,000 - $99,999
    0.05% $100,000+

    *Plan 24 Senior Accounts earn an additional 25 bps interest. 


  • Legal

    Interest rates shown are subject to change without notice and are on a per annum basis.
    Interest is calculated on the closing daily balance and is paid monthly in the same currency as the account for all accounts shown except the RESP account.
    Interest on the RESP account is calculated on the minimum monthly balance and paid semi-annually (June and December).

    1Terms and Conditions apply.

    2Interest rates are subject to change without notice and are annualized rates, with interest calculated daily and paid monthly. Bonus Interest is 1.05% for the Eligible Account. Bonus Interest is added to Meridian’s Business Advantage Plus (BAP) account posted rate of interest as shown on Meridian’s website to calculate the total amount of interest payable under this Offer. For example, Posted Rate of 1.40% on BAP + Bonus Interest of 1.05% = the Offer rate of 2.45% (example uses interest rates current as of March 1, 2019 for BAP balance less than $100,000). The maximum balance eligible to earn the bonus rate is $2,000,000. 

    3O.A.C Rates are subject to change without notice. Quoted rate is based on blended payments of principal and interest and is the regulatory Annual Percentage Rate if there is no cost of borrowing other than interest. Interest is calculated half-yearly, not in advance. Additional premiums may apply in cases of a refinance, extended amortizations, non-owner occupied, or other instances where application details may warrant it. The interest rate with variable rate mortgages will fluctuate with Meridian Prime Rate, which is currently 3.95%. A High Ratio mortgage is applicable in cases where a borrower places a down payment of less than 20% of the purchase price on a home. Where applicable, the Bank of Canada qualifying rate is 5.34%. Builder's pricing applies to posted rates, not to promotional or special rates. For commercial mortgage rates, please speak to your Commercial Relationship Manager. 

    5Interest is calculated on a daily balance and charged monthly. Meridian Prime Lending rate: 3.95%. Minimum payment equivalent to monthly interest charged. Some conditions apply. Rates subject to change without notice. 

    6Laddered GIC Strategy Bonus Rates are the interest rates earned when the investment principal is equally distributed across each of the 1 to 5 Year GICs. The Average Rate is calculated by taking the average of the rates for each of the GICs, for example; 1 Year GIC at 2.00%, 2 Year GIC at 2.15%, 3 Year GIC at 2.20%, 4 Year GIC at 2.35%, 5 Year GIC at 2.60% equals an Average Rate of 2.26%. 

    7Redeemable on each anniversary date of each year and 30 days thereafter. Rates subject to change without notice. 

    8Not available to Business Members. Can be converted to another non-redeemable long-term product on each anniversary date without penalty. Rates subject to change without notice.