Primary Savings Account


  • Convenience: Keeping your long-term funds separate from your everyday banking, so you reach your savings goals more quickly

  • Earn More: Earning a competitive rate of interest on balances over $1000.

  • Record Keeping: Electronic or printed statements options available monthly

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    Additional Features

    Earn a competitive rate of interest. Interest is calculated on the daily balance and paid monthly. Other features of the Primary Savings Account include:

  • $3 monthly fee if your balance falls below $1000 anytime during the month

  • All deposits are free

  • Fees are charged for debit transactions done in branch, ATM and POS

  • Mobile Banking app available for iOS, Android and Blackberry

  • Additional Information

    How to apply

    Download the application form 

    Account Service Fees

    Personal Financial Services Agreement 

    Terms and Conditions

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    Use our Scotiabank Savings Calculator to see how saving on a regular basis can help you achieve your short and long-term financial goals. 

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