Off To School?
As a student, you've got a lot going on.
Let’s make the banking part of adulting easier: don’t pay fees that you don’t have to. If you’re in college, university, trade school, full time or part time, you can save more of your money for the fun stuff with special student banking options, like:
Chequing account options specialized for you
Student Loan at a low Prime + 0%* interest rate
Student Line of Credit at a low Prime + 0%* interest rate
Low-Fee and No Fee Credit Cards*
Build a flexible financial plan when you meet with our advisors. Our teams will help you plan, manage, and build your financial security.
Tax-Free Savings Accounts (TFSAs)
Why Choose First Calgary? We put members first. Always.
Get to know the perks of membership. Find out how banking local support the local economy. See if you qualify for our Learn & Earn Scholarship program.
?Did You Know
If you’re planning to travel before, during or right after university or college, we think that’s pretty great. Make a savings plan that will get you get you there.
We offer a variety of chequing accounts with perks like free e-transfers and more. Oh, and we offer a 100% deposit and interest guarantee!* (pssst...that’s unique to credit unions)
Get peace of mind with a Student Loan at a low interest rate, interest-only payments while you're in school, and a six month grace period after graduation before you have to start paying down the principal.
If you choose to pay down the principal or even pay off the entire lump sum, you can do that anytime - without penalty!
Student Line of Credit*
Use a flexible Student Line of Credit to pay for tuition, rent, meal plans, textbooks and your other student living expenses! You’re only charged interest on what you borrow, and there are no annual or monthly fees. When you link your Line of Credit to your No Fees For Me™ account, it will automatically cover your overdrafts to save you even more in interest payments when you have don’t chequing funds available. You only have to apply once and the money is there for you when you need it.
Low and No-Fee Credit Cards*
Enjoy the perks of one of our family of credit cards from Collabria, our credit card provider. Learn more about our suite of cards, and find the one that is right for you! Be sure to let us know that you are a student when applying.
Free Financial Plan*
It’s never too early to start building a nest egg for your next big dream. Whether you’re dreaming of travel, starting up a business, buying a car or a condo...or you want to save a million before you hit 55, we can help you get there. Book an appointment and ask about our socially responsible investment options.
Tax-Free Savings Accounts (TFSAs)*
Sometimes you need a flexible way to save… a way that keeps your money working hard by earning you tax-free interest income AND that lets you access your money when you need to. TFSAs offer you great rates, have no fees or service charges (as long as you’re saving with us!), and no minimum balance is required to get started.
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