About Us

Become a Member

Join Alterna and start banking on your terms today.

Alterna Savings offers our members a full range of financial products and services. We take pride in our strong commitment to our members, employees and communities.

What makes Alterna different?

Member Benefits

Ownership – As a member, you vote for your Board of Directors and changes to by-laws giving you a voice in the future of your cooperative

  • $15 Membership share required
  • All members have an equal voice
  • Any Ontario resident can become a member


Guaranteed Deposits – Your deposits are insured by the Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario (FSRA)

Bank anywhere, anytime – Manage your finances with the ease and convenience of online and mobile banking

Surcharge-free ATMs – Access to thousands of surcharge-free ATMs in North America with THE EXCHANGE Network in Canada and the Allpoint Network in the US

Open an account in minutes

Open an Alterna Savings bank account today and get free access to all these great digital banking features.

Experience easy, more personal banking

Whether you have a little savings or a lot, we can help you find a smarter way to make your money work for you.

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Simply Chequing

Choose a convenient banking package that suits your needs. If you have more than one chequing account, you can choose a different package for each account.



  • Easy access with online, mobile app and telephone banking
  • Deposit a cheque on the go using our mobile banking app on your smartphone or tablet
  • Debit card to pay for purchases or withdraw cash
  • Surcharge-free access to over 43,000 ATMs in North America with THE EXCHANGE® Network in Canada and Allpoint Network in the US
  • Safety and security—eligible deposits are insured up to the maximum amount covered by the Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario (FSRA)

 

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Daily Interest Savings

Get easy access to your savings while earning interest.





    • No minimum balance required—start saving right away
    • Easy access with online, mobile app and telephone banking
    • Two free debit transaction per month
    • Interest is calculated daily and paid monthly
    • Safety and security—eligible deposits are insured up to the maximum amount covered by the Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario (FSRA)

Ways to Bank

You choose the way you want to conveniently and securely bank with us.

Registered for digital
banking?

Download the app and sign in!

Click here to download our app on the Google Play store     Click here to download our app on the App store

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How can we help?

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Get Started

Become a member online. It takes less than 10 minutes! Join today and start taking advantage of our savings and chequing account options.

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Book an Appointment

At Alterna, our members always come before profits. Connect today and learn how we put the good in banking.

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Call us

Have a quick question? Reach us today by phone at:

1.877.560.0100

Your financial well-being comes first

Welcome to a better way to bank. Our knowledgeable team puts your financial well-being first with good, caring and transparent advice while offering all the products and services you need.