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IP-Profiler - Investments / Deposits
Certificates Of Deposits

Today's investor has no shortage of investment options to choose from. We believe so strongly in our mission to make money management easy for our clients that we went and had it registered as our Trade Mark - Money Management Made Easy®.

We want you to profit from our research. This section provides a base reference source of investment products in a simple format. The information outlined below is provided to give an overall illustration of parameters that may be in effect for this investment product.

Investment Product  
P r o f i l e r :
$ U.S. Certificate of Deposit
Questions to Ask: Answers you may find:
Instrument issued: 
Term (Years):
Certificate of Deposit
Long term 1,2,3,4,5,6 (not covered under CDIC)
Certificate/Confirmation Issued: Confirmation need not be surrendered at maturity. Certificates available upon request but must be surrendered at maturity.
Interest Payment Frequency /  
Minimum Deposit:
Annual ($5,000) 
How are Cheques with J.T.W.R.T.S Worded: John (and, or, and/or) Mary 
As GIC registration indicates.
Interest Payment Dates: On anniversary date, semi-annually, quarterly, monthly or weekly from purchase date.
Instrument maturing on anniversary  
date / business day:
Business day
Mail Interest Cheques: 2 weeks prior to payment date, or same day if Direct deposit.
Compounding Option: 1-5 years only (annual)
Transferable No
Assignable: Yes, only with Issuer.
Redeemable / Redemption Penalty: If within 30 days after purchase/renewal date, no interest paid. No partial redemption.
GICs Cashable / Transferable upon death: Yes 
Documentation required (and/or):
  • Proof of death, 
  • Copy of will, 
  • Letters probate (if over $20,000) 
  • Letter of transmission.
  • Notarial copy of death certificate
  • Bond of Indemnity / Power of attorney - small estate
Fee/Penalty:  None, if issuer is the executor; if not $5 per certificate, max $25.


Certificate/Confirmation Issued:

In addition of what type of note is issued we wish to point out that upon maturity, we are referring to whether or not the certificate or confirmation need be surrendered in order for redemption to take place.


1. Where does the transfer of ownership take place? (i.e. Head Office or Branch)
2. How long does transfer take?
3. Are there any charges?
4. What date is the certificate re-issued from?

Data extracted from The Fiscal Reports - Investment Instruments Report # 5 - 1 are provided as a generic product illustration only - issuers of such products may have some, but not all of the features shown below.

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