$U.S. Build-Up Savings Account

Perfect to save on currency conversion fees

  • Account type: interest-bearing chequing account
  • Fees: none if minimum monthly balance of $1,000 is maintained (otherwise standard transaction fees apply)
  • Interest rate: contact a caisse advisor for interest rate information


Ideal for regular transactions and accumulating money in U.S. currency so you can save on foreign exchange fees.


Deposits, withdrawals and transfers in Desjardins caisses.


Interest based on daily closing balance and paid monthly.

Monthly fees

  • Regular transactions are free if you maintain a minimum monthly balance of $1,000.

Account statement

Get your monthly statements of account online or by mail.

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Insured deposits

Deposits are not covered by the Deposit Insurance Corporation of Ontario or the Autorité des marchés financiers au Québec.


Eligible for potential member dividends.

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