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When you opened your first bank account, chances are it was with the same financial institution your parents used—because, why not? And given how loyal Canadians are to their banks, there’s a good chance you’re still banking with the same institution. In fact, 70% of Canadians held the same bank account for 11 years or more, and 80% had never switched bank accounts, despite paying higher fees than necessary, according to a 2021 survey by Ratehub.ca (whose parent company, Ratehub Inc., also owns MoneySense.ca).

As you establish yourself financially, it’s worth asking whether your bank still suits your current lifestyle. A lot has changed in your life since you opened your first account—or your parents opened it for you. So how do you know when it’s time to switch to another financial institution? 

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How do you know when enough is enough and it’s time to move on? For starters, it’s always good to research what the competition is offering…

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