National Bank Extends its Business Hours Until RRSP Deadline

MONTREAL, Feb. 21, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - National Bank is extending its business hours to allow clients to make their RRSP contributions with complete peace of mind before the deadline on March 1, 2013 at 11:59 p.m.

At a branch

Advisors at most National Bank branches will be pleased to help clients with their RRSP contribution during the following hours:

  • Today, Thursday, February 21: Until 8 p.m.
  • Friday, February 22: Regular schedule
  • Saturday, February 23: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for most branches
  • Monday, February 25 to Thursday February 28: Until 8 p.m.
  • Friday, March 1: Until 6 p.m.

Clients can contact their advisor or use our branch locator to find the branch closest to them and learn when it is open.

By phone:

For clients who prefer to contribute by telephone, nothing could be easier! Simply contact National Bank TelNat customer service centre by dialling 1-888-483-5628 (toll-free). Depending on your needs, you can seek advice for your contribution, make a quick contribution or apply for an RRSP loan to make the most of your 2012 contribution room. Until March 1, 2013, the business hours for these services have been extended: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. from Monday to Friday (until 8 p.m. for RRSP loan applications), and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday February 23.

National Bank Direct Brokerage clients can call 1-800-363-3511 during regular hours (8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday to Friday).

Online:

Internet Banking Solutions (www.nbc.ca) are another simple and effective way to make your RRSP contribution if you already have an account with National Bank and have signed up for Internet Banking Solutions.

Regardless of which method you choose to make your contribution, National Bank offers you a wide range of resources to guide you through this important process. Whether you're looking to make a quick contribution, learn more about RRSP loans or improve your knowledge of RRSPs in general, don't hesitate to call on National Bank.

About National Bank of Canada
With $178 billion in assets as at October 31, 2012, National Bank of Canada (www.nbc.ca) together with its subsidiaries, forms one of Canada's leading integrated financial groups, and has been named among the five strongest banks in the world by Bloomberg Markets. The Bank has close to 20,000 employees and is widely recognized as a top employer. Its securities are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: NA). Follow the Bank's activities via social media and learn more about its extensive community involvement at clearfacts.ca and commitment.nationalbank.ca.

SOURCE: National Bank of Canada

For further information:

(The telephone number provided below is for the exclusive use of journalists and other media representatives.):

Claude Breton
Senior Manager - Public Affairs
National Bank
Tel.: 514-394-8644