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Pepper is about to branch out
April 28, 2017

Pepper is about to branch out

ATB’s new robot takes up shop at the Chinook Centre branch in Calgary from May 1-26.

Number 2 has a nice ring to it
April 27, 2017

Number 2 has a nice ring to it

ATB has been named the second Best Workplace in Canada for 2017.

Our helping hands deserve a hand
April 25, 2017

Our helping hands deserve a hand

In the last year, ATB Helping Hands recipients volunteered more than 19,000 hours.

4 ways to simplify your finances
April 12, 2017

4 ways to simplify your finances

Spring cleaning isn't just for your house. Your banking could likely use a clean-up, too!

Update! Changes to ATB Online banking have arrived
April 11, 2017

Update! Changes to ATB Online banking have arrived

What you can expect from the new site, plus answers to common questions.

Breaking down the 2017 Federal Budget
March 23, 2017

Breaking down the 2017 Federal Budget

See how the new Canadian budget could affect your taxes and investments.

What Alberta's new budget means for your taxes
March 20, 2017

What Alberta's new budget means for your taxes

See how your finances are affected by the 2017 provincial budget.

We take pride in all Albertans
March 16, 2017

We take pride in all Albertans

We believe Pride is about love, faith, and self-worth. It's about acceptance. ATB has some exciting plans...

ATB offers Canada’s first Pride Mastercard®
March 16, 2017

ATB offers Canada’s first Pride Mastercard®

ATB's Pride MyPic Mastercard allows Albertans to show their support for the LGBTQ community.

Reimagining customer experience with smart research and design
March 10, 2017

Reimagining customer experience with smart research and design

How identical twins taught ATB about its UX.

Banking bots
March 10, 2017

Banking bots

How artificial intelligence can help you manage your money.

Alberta’s newest startup accelerator
March 10, 2017

Alberta’s newest startup accelerator

Why it stands out.

Pay with your phone…pay with your fridge
March 10, 2017

Pay with your phone…pay with your fridge

The future of payments.

Scams and frauds to watch for
March 06, 2017

Scams and frauds to watch for

Be on the lookout for fake texts from ATB.

Amplifying manufacturing in Alberta
March 06, 2017

Amplifying manufacturing in Alberta

ATB recently launched an initiative to help Alberta’s manufacturing sector access international markets.

ATB marks Pink Shirt Day
January 25, 2017

ATB marks Pink Shirt Day

​At ATB Financial, we believe that bullying should never be a part of growing up, and should never be part...

Fans First Contest: Desiree’s Story
January 24, 2017

Fans First Contest: Desiree’s Story

She won $1,000. But what she did with it might surprise you.

The 5 Ws of Global Transfers
January 09, 2017

The 5 Ws of Global Transfers

Make like a journalist and find out what this method of sending money internationally is all about.

Year-end tax tips to help reduce your tax bill
December 26, 2016

Year-end tax tips to help reduce your tax bill

Avoid paying more tax than you need to and put yourself in a better financial position in 2017.

Survive holiday spending without sacrificing investment savings
December 21, 2016

Survive holiday spending without sacrificing investment savings

Avoid overspending and dipping into your savings to pay off holiday debt with these tips for budgeting and saving.

20 affordable holiday family fun ideas
December 15, 2016

20 affordable holiday family fun ideas

It’s the perfect time to save a bit of cash while creating cherished family memories.

Investing with passion
December 09, 2016

Investing with passion

How art collections have become dynamic assets, utilized as loan collateral and as part of investment portfolios.

The best things in life aren’t things
December 09, 2016

The best things in life aren’t things

Why wealthy people tend to experience a unique set of challenges that detract from their overall level of happiness.

Take the stress out of investing
December 09, 2016

Take the stress out of investing

How the markets can be compared to exciteable dogs.

A new face on $10 bills
December 08, 2016

A new face on $10 bills

An ATB team member is applauding the news that Viola Desmond will appear on Canada's new $10 bill.

India’s cash crunch felt in Alberta
December 01, 2016

India’s cash crunch felt in Alberta

The impact of the Indian government’s decision to purge 500 and 1,000 rupee notes from the country's money supply.

Lost wallet checklist
November 24, 2016

Lost wallet checklist

What to do when you lose your wallet or purse.

A grant worth thinking about
November 24, 2016

A grant worth thinking about

ATB's Time to Think grants offer more than money to a pair of Alberta non-profits.

Credit card benefits that add value to what you buy
November 17, 2016

Credit card benefits that add value to what you buy

The insurance coverage that comes with your credit cards is acutally pretty sweet.

ATB meets United Way fundraising goal
November 03, 2016

ATB meets United Way fundraising goal

In two short weeks, ATB team members were able to raise $700,000 for the United Way across Alberta.

New rules for paying back student loans
November 02, 2016

New rules for paying back student loans

The federal government has changed the threshold for when Canadians need to start paying off student loans.

ATB Day at the National Music Centre
October 28, 2016

ATB Day at the National Music Centre

On Saturday, November 5 any ATB customer can visit NMC for free.

What do Canada’s new mortgage rules mean for you?
October 17, 2016

What do Canada’s new mortgage rules mean for you?

Anyone planning to buy a new house or a condo sometime soon needs to know about changes to Canada’s mortgage rules.

Small businesses make us better
October 04, 2016

Small businesses make us better

This October, ATB Financial will join chambers of commerce all over the province to celebrate small business.

Explore the arts on us!
September 27, 2016

Explore the arts on us!

On October 1 and 2, enjoy free admission to the Art Gallery of Alberta (AGA) for Culture Days.

ATB 101 Class of 2016
September 08, 2016

ATB 101 Class of 2016

This summer, 46 of the top post-secondary students in the province joined Team ATB.

Swim, bike, run…or watch!
August 30, 2016

Swim, bike, run…or watch!

ATB is honoured to partner with ITU World Triathlon Edmonton for an unforgettable weekend of triathlon.

Man vans rolling around Alberta
August 30, 2016

Man vans rolling around Alberta

Look for ATB Man Vans crisscrossing Alberta offering screening for prostate cancer.

Is it worth it?
August 29, 2016

Is it worth it?

5 questions to ask yourself before you make that big purchase.

We’re fans too
August 29, 2016

We’re fans too

The Calgary International Film Festival returns in September.

5 financial tips for high school grads as they head to post-secondary
August 22, 2016

5 financial tips for high school grads as they head to post-secondary

When you start university or college, it's important to take some time away from the festivities to sort your finances.

The real price of student life in Alberta
August 19, 2016

The real price of student life in Alberta

As a student, money management is important. In the spirit of higher learning, here's some insight.

Symphony in the City set to entertain
August 18, 2016

Symphony in the City set to entertain

Two evenings of music and magic in the heart of downtown Edmonton.

Why consolidate debt?
August 16, 2016

Why consolidate debt?

Learn how to clear up higher-interest debts and be left with one, easy-to-track, lower-interest loan.

That was Then, This is Fringe
August 12, 2016

That was Then, This is Fringe

One of Edmonton’s favourite summer festivals is back for 11 days of weird and wonderful entertainment.

13 good financial habits to build on
August 09, 2016

13 good financial habits to build on

Your spending and saving habits have much more to do with your financial stability than your salary does. The sooner you

Coming soon...an Animethon-themed MasterCard®
August 04, 2016

Coming soon...an Animethon-themed MasterCard®

It won’t be here until October but you can pre-apply at Animethon August 5-7.

Chasing the wrong pocket monster
July 25, 2016

Chasing the wrong pocket monster

What investors can learn from the popularity of Pokemon Go.

A new face on small business lending
July 21, 2016

A new face on small business lending

What if EVERY Albertan could lend to an Alberta business?

2016 Tour of Alberta
July 18, 2016

2016 Tour of Alberta

We’re thrilled to once again be the presenting partner of the 2016 Tour of Alberta.

Tracking trends in venture capital and private equity
June 30, 2016

Tracking trends in venture capital and private equity

ATB's managing director of M&A Advisory Services shares highlights from the CVCA's annual conference.

ATB hitches wagon to a star
June 28, 2016

ATB hitches wagon to a star

​If you’re looking for someone to root for at the GMC Rangeland Derby this year, look no further than the driver...

Why we should hire like we date: The key to proactive recruitment
June 20, 2016

Why we should hire like we date: The key to proactive recruitment

When a company and a job seeker find themselves connecting and it goes well, it can be bliss.

8 banks are better than one: FIs come together to tackle poverty
June 17, 2016

8 banks are better than one: FIs come together to tackle poverty

Can a financial institution end poverty in Edmonton? Maybe not one alone.

Financial abuse—know the signs
June 14, 2016

Financial abuse—know the signs

Help protect your family and friends from financial abuse by knowing what to watch for.

In a glass of his own
June 08, 2016

In a glass of his own

If you'll allow us a humble brag...we're pretty proud to see Dave top a list of Canada's highest rated CEOs.

What to do with your tax return
June 06, 2016

What to do with your tax return

Your refund comes with one very important question: What do I do with this money?!

Fun to a fault
May 26, 2016

Fun to a fault

The ATB Financial Cup once again spotlights the finest in international show jumping at Spruce Meadows.

Help grow & diversify Alberta’s economy through crowdlending
May 23, 2016

Help grow & diversify Alberta’s economy through crowdlending

ATB LendR is actively looking for its first group of Founding LendRs ready to support Alberta's entrepreneurs.

Introducing ATB M&A Advisory Services
May 17, 2016

Introducing ATB M&A Advisory Services

This team of professionals will be a key part of our new engaged client model.

What do I need to open a business bank account?
April 27, 2016

What do I need to open a business bank account?

Here’s a guide explaining what you’ll need to open an account at ATB, depending on the type of business you have.

Lending to Beep for Service
April 21, 2016

Lending to Beep for Service

We chat about crowdlending (and more) with Matt Horne, owner of Beep for Service, an app for on-demand auto service.

Building up affordable housing
April 20, 2016

Building up affordable housing

When home ownership becomes a reality for a family who thought it was out of reach, lives are infinitely changed.

Invest smarter, not harder
April 05, 2016

Invest smarter, not harder

Taxes negatively impact your savings and investment goals. That's why tax-efficient investment vehicles are a must.

Pay down debt or invest?
April 01, 2016

Pay down debt or invest?

So you’ve managed to save a little money, and now you have to make a big decision: should you use this money to pay...

From the financial front lines, from the heart
March 24, 2016

From the financial front lines, from the heart

A financial advisor’s take on today’s tough times.

10 tips to help you expand your business
March 24, 2016

10 tips to help you expand your business

When it was time to grow, this entrepreneurial triple threat looked to a new city. Here's how they made it work.

Franchise Focus: Your support team
March 07, 2016

Franchise Focus: Your support team

Franchisees don't work alone. You'll need a team to find success.

Franchise Focus: 5 tips to success
March 07, 2016

Franchise Focus: 5 tips to success

You're ready to dive in and become a franchisee. This advice will help you succeed.

Franchise Focus: Pop quiz!
March 07, 2016

Franchise Focus: Pop quiz!

Take our quiz to find out if franchising is a good fit for you.

Franchise Focus: Finding a match
March 07, 2016

Franchise Focus: Finding a match

Ready to take on a franchise? This checklist will help you find an opportunity that's right for you.

Franchise Focus: Q & A with a franchisee
March 07, 2016

Franchise Focus: Q & A with a franchisee

A franchisee answers our questions about being in business.

Franchise Focus: Understanding the FDD
March 07, 2016

Franchise Focus: Understanding the FDD

As you investigate the possibility of opening a franchise, you will hear about the Franchise Disclosure Document.

Is the present just a glimpse into the past? Not quite.
March 03, 2016

Is the present just a glimpse into the past? Not quite.

See how the current downturn compares to what we experienced in the 80s.

Is it time to grow out of your savings account?
March 01, 2016

Is it time to grow out of your savings account?

For most of us, our first savings experience includes a piggy bank. But being stuck in that mindset can cost you.

Franchise Focus: Build your empire
February 25, 2016

Franchise Focus: Build your empire

You're set on becoming a franchisee. Now it's time to decide whether multiple locations would be a good choice for you.

Connecting with the community
February 22, 2016

Connecting with the community

Owning a business presents a terrific opportunity for entrepreneurs to connect with their communities.

What comes first, the economy or the egg?
February 22, 2016

What comes first, the economy or the egg?

The ATB ‘Eggonomic’ event took a look at Alberta’s economy and how business owners can perform under pressure.

Keeping it simple
February 12, 2016

Keeping it simple

This Edmonton entrepreneur believes that simple is better. That's the premise behind her business Simply Supper.

Down payments increase for higher priced homes
February 08, 2016

Down payments increase for higher priced homes

If you’re in the market for a home that costs more than $500,000, there's a new rule that affects you.

It's never too late to save
February 04, 2016

It's never too late to save

While starting early is great advice for those in their 20s or 30s, if you’re pushing 50 and haven’t started saving...

Who rules Festival City: Pixel Blue or NAIT?
February 02, 2016

Who rules Festival City: Pixel Blue or NAIT?

Pixel Blue College and NAIT are going head-to-head in a design challenge hosted by ATB.

Paving the way to success
February 02, 2016

Paving the way to success

From startup to award-winning enterprise. How a small business is growing in a less than ideal economy.

Saving and investing in today’s economy (Part 2)
February 01, 2016

Saving and investing in today’s economy (Part 2)

Markets are volatile, my job situation is kind of shaky. How could it possibly be a good time to invest?

Benefits to investing regularly
February 01, 2016

Benefits to investing regularly

Follow our three steps to achieve your investment goals and find out why regular contributions make sense.

Just another bump in the investment road
January 25, 2016

Just another bump in the investment road

Keeping this year's decline in global stock prices in perspective.

10 questions to ask yourself when you have a business idea
January 21, 2016

10 questions to ask yourself when you have a business idea

You probably have a lot more questions than answers, so here are the important ones to focus on.

How the falling dollar impacts investors
January 21, 2016

How the falling dollar impacts investors

The loonie is down but on the flipside, the US dollar is up. The impact on your portfolio depends on a few factors.

Good debt and bad debt
January 19, 2016

Good debt and bad debt

Settle in for a candid conversation about debt with ATB's Executive Vice-President of Business & Agriculture.

Saving and investing in today’s economy (Part 1)
January 13, 2016

Saving and investing in today’s economy (Part 1)

We’ve been here before. This is not the first, nor will it be the last time that Albertans face economic challenges.

RRSP or TFSA...or both?
December 30, 2015

RRSP or TFSA...or both?

RRSPs and TFSAs are similar because they both provide incentives for Canadians to save and invest...

How to open a Canadian bank account
December 29, 2015

How to open a Canadian bank account

Welcome to Alberta! Your first step to building a strong financial foundation in Canada is to open a bank account.

5 ways to create a holiday budget
December 18, 2015

5 ways to create a holiday budget

December can be an expensive month for Albertans, and it can wreak havoc on the monthly budget.

Sound bites from award-winning bosses
December 17, 2015

Sound bites from award-winning bosses

Business owners say the darndest things. From profound to amusing, the quotes kept coming during a recent event.

Understanding RESP options in Alberta
December 10, 2015

Understanding RESP options in Alberta

Most Albertans are aware of the tax and savings benefits of using a Registered Education Savings Plan to help fund...

‘Tis the season to give
November 30, 2015

‘Tis the season to give

Giving feels great all year. There’s something extra special about the holiday season.

4 warning signs of identity theft
November 19, 2015

4 warning signs of identity theft

Learn what to watch out for so you can keep your personal information and finances safe.

8 dos and don’ts for holiday spending
November 19, 2015

8 dos and don’ts for holiday spending

Learn how you can help protect yourself—and your identity—this busy time of year.

Eight things to look for in a great advisor
November 13, 2015

Eight things to look for in a great advisor

You are in high demand as a client. Here are some criteria to help you decide who to trust with your investments.

Light it up!
November 05, 2015

Light it up!

Tonight we light ATB Place to the very top, indicating yet another successful United Way fundraising campaign.

All revved up and ready to grow!
October 16, 2015

All revved up and ready to grow!

Rob Reeves isn't afraid to admit that he didn't know exactly what he was doing when he took over Castrol Raceway.

Success and succession planning in a family business
October 16, 2015

Success and succession planning in a family business

Rob Reeves of Castrol Raceway on building a family business and leaving a legacy.

ATB Storytellers exclusive event with Jann Arden
October 15, 2015

ATB Storytellers exclusive event with Jann Arden

Jann Arden fans will delight in an upcoming opportunity to see a live interview and recording session with the musician.

Howdy partner!
October 14, 2015

Howdy partner!

Paul and Mark, pals and purveyors of luxury coffee, spill the beans on business partnership.

Things I wish I knew when I started my business
October 13, 2015

Things I wish I knew when I started my business

Entrepreneurship…it’s not easy, but it’s worth it. We asked business owners around the province to share their stories.

Do what you love. Love what you do.
October 13, 2015

Do what you love. Love what you do.

Three business partners and good friends share insights about the business and the community they’re passionate about.

Who says hard work can’t be fun?
October 13, 2015

Who says hard work can’t be fun?

Co-Owners Andrew, Grady and Warren muse about the things they wish they knew before starting YYC Cycle Spin Studio.

Ten things budding entrepreneurs should know
October 13, 2015

Ten things budding entrepreneurs should know

Do you dream of running your own business? Here are a few insights from entrepreneurs who’ve been there and done that.

7 creative ways to come up with a down payment
October 01, 2015

7 creative ways to come up with a down payment

Whether you're saving for your first mortgage at 5 per cent down or an uninsured mortgage at 20 per cent down...

The intelligent donation
September 29, 2015

The intelligent donation

Are you at a stage in life where legacy planning has become a new priority? John Shypitka walks us through some options.

Who loves to laugh? We do!
September 25, 2015

Who loves to laugh? We do!

​ATB is excited to be part of the laughs during the 2015 Edmonton Comedy Festival, October 7 - 10.

Interac’s new look (and new features)
September 25, 2015

Interac’s new look (and new features)

Not much gets past security-savvy ATB Financial customers. This week Interac e-Transfer came out with a new look...

ATB is proud to present...
September 22, 2015

ATB is proud to present...

ATB Financial is the new Presenting Partner of the Calgary International Film Festival, September 23 – October 4.

Passionate pitches: BoostR Stage comes to YEG
September 18, 2015

Passionate pitches: BoostR Stage comes to YEG

Small business owners delivered their pitches to a crowd, hoping to win the judges favour (and $1,000).

Find the RESP money you’ve been missing
September 09, 2015

Find the RESP money you’ve been missing

It’s probably the thing new parents hear the most from well-meaning people in our lives: enjoy it, it goes so quickly...

Growing smart: Cash flow is king
September 08, 2015

Growing smart: Cash flow is king

When ATB’s Ed Straw and James Boettcher met, one of the issues they tackled was Fiasco Gelato's rapid gowth.

7 tips for protecting yourself from scams and fraud
September 03, 2015

7 tips for protecting yourself from scams and fraud

The best tactics to protect your personal information, and your money.

Work time, primetime, show time!
August 27, 2015

Work time, primetime, show time!

​Cody Strass, Workplace Assistant, is the subject of a new documentary called Employment Matters Too.

Hochachka: “We think investors should stay the course"
August 25, 2015

Hochachka: “We think investors should stay the course"

The markets have been big news for the last few days, with sharp declines followed by rebounds followed by questions...

Give and take (then give some more)
August 24, 2015

Give and take (then give some more)

How to balance business demands with your desire to give back to your community.

A memorable night of music & magic
August 24, 2015

A memorable night of music & magic

​ATB Financial’s Symphony in the City is back again—two magical evenings of music and magic in the heart of downtown Edm

Celebrating Teddy for a Toonie
August 18, 2015

Celebrating Teddy for a Toonie

ATB Financial set a one million dollar goal for the 2015 Teddy for a Toonie campaign. We may have missed that mark...

Here’s to Alberta farmers, and great beer
August 14, 2015

Here’s to Alberta farmers, and great beer

Graham Sherman and Jeff Orr are on the leading edge of today’s farm-to-glass movement.

Crowdfunding case study
August 13, 2015

Crowdfunding case study

Looking to escape from conventional models of business financing? See how crowdfunding worked for one Alberta business.

Walking the walk
August 13, 2015

Walking the walk

If you’ve walked down Stephen Avenue in downtown Calgary recently, you may have noticed a ‘rainbow brick road’ has...

Food banking
August 11, 2015

Food banking

Edmonton's Food Bank is now serving 17,000 people, up 18 per cent from this time last year. That's making it pretty...

Donations for fallen police officer
July 28, 2015

Donations for fallen police officer

Over the last few weeks, ATB branches in Edmonton have raised more than $13,000 for the family of Constable Daniel Wooda

The Fringe @ ATB
July 24, 2015

The Fringe @ ATB

The Edmonton International Fringe Festival runs August 13 – 23 and ATB Financial will once again be part of the...

Timely advice from ATB
July 15, 2015

Timely advice from ATB

Change your PIN. And while you’re at it, do a good thing and tell a friend or family member to change their PINs, too.

Greek Crisis
July 09, 2015

Greek Crisis

In a July 5 referendum, the Greek public strongly rejected the most recent financial bailout...

Speculator vs. investor
June 24, 2015

Speculator vs. investor

When we invest, we place belief in the idea that combining money, good ideas and motivated people will produce...

ATB Classic coming to Cochrane
June 18, 2015

ATB Classic coming to Cochrane

​The eagle has landed! Or, to be more accurate, the Classic has landed at the Eagle. Confused yet? Let us clarify.

Tool Shed Brewing and the Golden Growler
June 08, 2015

Tool Shed Brewing and the Golden Growler

This innovative craft brewer found a unique way to raise start-up capital. ATB Financial was proud to join in...

ATB calls out exceptional non-profits in Alberta
June 04, 2015

ATB calls out exceptional non-profits in Alberta

​The Cerebral Palsy Association in Alberta (CPAA) has big plans to beef up its call centre, thanks to a recent grant...

Prove me wrong
June 02, 2015

Prove me wrong

What the chess board can teach us about investing and what to consider before making your next move.

Join us for ATB Zoo Day
May 29, 2015

Join us for ATB Zoo Day

ATB customers get 2-for-1 admission at the Calgary Zoo on Saturday, June 20. It's all in support of the ATB Financial...

Honey, let's get rid of the kids
March 24, 2015

Honey, let's get rid of the kids

Don’t worry, you’re not the only parents having that conversation.

Work. Study. Stress about tuition. Here’s how to break the cycle.
March 17, 2015

Work. Study. Stress about tuition. Here’s how to break the cycle.

We get it. You’re burning the candle at both ends trying to keep up with school, working, and trying to...

A 2 point plan to escape your parents' basement
March 12, 2015

A 2 point plan to escape your parents' basement

There are benefits to living with your parents, but wouldn’t it be great if your social life wasn't dinner table convo?

Why are people still being hooked by phishing?
March 02, 2015

Why are people still being hooked by phishing?

You’ve likely heard of phishing, a tactic used by fraudsters to get personal information, credit card details, and more.

Vaughn knows what he nose
February 13, 2015

Vaughn knows what he nose

​Vaughn sees the world with his nose. ATB Financial’s favourite black lab is a Dogs With Wings dog being trained...

Alberta: A masterpiece in the making
January 23, 2015

Alberta: A masterpiece in the making

​We think Alberta is a work of art. That’s why ATB Financial supports organizations like the Art Gallery of Alberta...

6 tips to ease your post-holiday budget blues
January 16, 2015

6 tips to ease your post-holiday budget blues

Many of us tend to overspend during the holidays, but not realize it until well into the New Year.

Trip tips: Using your credit card south of the border
January 15, 2015

Trip tips: Using your credit card south of the border

Our dollar is in the dumps. But there are ways to save when spending in the US.

 The story of one Empower U graduate
January 07, 2015

The story of one Empower U graduate

​We'd like to introduce you to Yadira Gonzalez, an inspiring graduate of Empower U, a financial literacy program ATB...

3 ways to get your budget back on track after the holidays
January 06, 2015

3 ways to get your budget back on track after the holidays

After the highs of holiday spending, comes the inevitable low of January bills. Feeling overwhelmed? Read more.

Joint bank accounts: balancing the benefits and the drawbacks
January 05, 2015

Joint bank accounts: balancing the benefits and the drawbacks

Sharing is caring. Usually. If you are considering the convenience of a joint bank account with someone you love...

Power of Attorney: understanding the implications
January 05, 2015

Power of Attorney: understanding the implications

Many Canadians worry about what would happen if they became unable to deal with their own money, property, or finances.

How to build a budget using TrackIt
December 04, 2014

How to build a budget using TrackIt

Managing your money is getting easier. Tools like ATB TrackIt™, which is built into ATB's online banking platform...

Giving Tuesday...it's a thing!
November 28, 2014

Giving Tuesday...it's a thing!

​There's plenty of buzz right now about Black Friday and Cyber Monday, when holiday shopping in North America kicks...

Securing a mortgage: collateral versus standard charges
November 28, 2014

Securing a mortgage: collateral versus standard charges

If you’re shopping for a mortgage you are probably on the hunt for the best interest rate.

Sound advice for snowbirds
November 10, 2014

Sound advice for snowbirds

Heading somewhere warmer for the winter months? We don’t blame you.

The numbers
November 03, 2014

The numbers

Are you a numbers person? Good. That should come in handy at a financial institution.

Showing where we stand: ATB salutes those who serve Canada
October 22, 2014

Showing where we stand: ATB salutes those who serve Canada

​Tonight, we are lighting our downtown Edmonton headquarters in red and white—the colours of the Canadian flag...

4 days of funny draw to comical close
October 20, 2014

4 days of funny draw to comical close

The Edmonton Comedy Festival is over for another year. The 2014 edition ran October 15 – 18, with multiple shows...

What's so funny?
October 10, 2014

What's so funny?

​Andrew Grose isn’t convinced that Edmontonians are funny. But he is 100 per cent positive they have a sense of humour.

James's blog: The youth will set you free
October 07, 2014

James's blog: The youth will set you free

This blog post gets to the root of what makes the Fiasco Gelato team tick.

Entrepreneur Insights: Fiasco Gelato’s ingredients for small business success
October 07, 2014

Entrepreneur Insights: Fiasco Gelato’s ingredients for small business success

Following an unconventional beginning, James Boettcher has worked hard to grow a brand and curate an amazing team.

Building a battle-ready team
October 07, 2014

Building a battle-ready team

Take a look at Ed Straw's advice on transforming your team from ho-hum to shipshape.

Q & A with James Boettcher of Fiasco Gelato
October 07, 2014

Q & A with James Boettcher of Fiasco Gelato

Fiasco Gelato's Chief Idea Officer answers our tough (and not so tough) questions about business and life.

What to consider when changing your business model
October 07, 2014

What to consider when changing your business model

Four things to think about before altering the direction of your venture.

Are you and your banker right for each other?
October 07, 2014

Are you and your banker right for each other?

Have you ever taken one of those quizzes to gauge the health of your relationship?

We did it!
October 03, 2014

We did it!

The lights will go all the way to the top of ATB Place tonight - to signify and celebrate the news that we have met...

5 Tips to manage your cash flow
September 26, 2014

5 Tips to manage your cash flow

Expert advice on managing your cash flow…we’re guessing you haven’t tried all of these yet!

ATB honoured for its support of Ducks Unlimited
September 24, 2014

ATB honoured for its support of Ducks Unlimited

ATB has won a prestigious award for its unique sponsorship arrangement with Ducks Unlimited Canada. The award comes...

Forever green and gold
September 18, 2014

Forever green and gold

​ATB Place will go green and gold this weekend in celebration of University of Alberta alumni.

Albertans donate over $1 million through atbCares.com
September 15, 2014

Albertans donate over $1 million through atbCares.com

$1,048,278.53. That’s how much Albertans donated through atbCares.com last year.

Celebrating learning
September 09, 2014

Celebrating learning

At ATB we don’t just pay you, we invest in you.

ATB Spoke 'n' Word
September 03, 2014

ATB Spoke 'n' Word

​The ATB Spoke 'n' Word is our daily take on the action of and activities around the Tour of Alberta, presented by...

CEO Amanda steals the show!
August 29, 2014

CEO Amanda steals the show!

​If you’ve heard the Dave Mowat-ATB Financial radio ads, you know that, well, Dave Mowat typically gets the final word.

Symphony in the City set to entertain
August 27, 2014

Symphony in the City set to entertain

​ATB Financial and the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra are bringing the community together in what promises to be...

Celebrating the success of Teddy for a Toonie
August 26, 2014

Celebrating the success of Teddy for a Toonie

​ATB Financial is marking Teddy for a Toonie Celebration Day. We are shouting from the rooftops that we raised...

Proud to celebrate Pride
August 25, 2014

Proud to celebrate Pride

​If you’re in Calgary this week, check out the ‘rainbow brick road’ outside ATB Financial on Stephen Avenue.

Win tickets to the Edmonton Fringe Festival!
August 08, 2014

Win tickets to the Edmonton Fringe Festival!

ATB is giving away four Fringe mini-passes (two on Facebook, two on Twitter). Each mini-pass is good for six tickets.

5 Considerations to make when opening a storefront business
August 06, 2014

5 Considerations to make when opening a storefront business

Opening a retail store can be risky due to high startup costs and increasing local competition.

The key to business success: a great relationship with your banker
July 28, 2014

The key to business success: a great relationship with your banker

Damian Schumack, ATB Business Relationship Manager, explains why the entrepreneur-banker relationship should be strong.

Day in the life of an Alberta entrepreneur
July 28, 2014

Day in the life of an Alberta entrepreneur

President of Rileys printing, Wade Sparks, gives a rundown of an average workday and why he loves his work.

Entrepreneur Insights: 6 tips for playing a winning business game
July 28, 2014

Entrepreneur Insights: 6 tips for playing a winning business game

Calgary-based entrepreneur Wade Sparks applies lessons learned in sports to Alberta’s competitive marketplace.

Q & A with Alberta entrepreneur Wade Sparks
July 28, 2014

Q & A with Alberta entrepreneur Wade Sparks

Wade Sparks of Rileys Printing answers some questions about his business and entrepreneurial philosophy.

6 things you should do to regularly check the health of your business
July 28, 2014

6 things you should do to regularly check the health of your business

All too often, business owners get so involved in the daily running of their company that they lose sight of their goals

How to start an RESP for a child you care about
July 17, 2014

How to start an RESP for a child you care about

If you want to help a child that you deeply care for—like a grandson, niece, cousin, or goddaughter—with their future...

Boring Canadian banks worth some love: Mowat
July 15, 2014

Boring Canadian banks worth some love: Mowat

Readers of the Globe and Mail recently saw that ATB Financial President and CEO Dave Mowat’s submission made the...

Entrepreneur Insights: 4 tips for bringing an original business idea to life
June 25, 2014

Entrepreneur Insights: 4 tips for bringing an original business idea to life

If you have a unique business idea that’s struggling to take off, here are four tips from a confectionary trailblazer.

How being a banker requires an entrepreneurial spirit
June 24, 2014

How being a banker requires an entrepreneurial spirit

ATB Relationship Manager Michael Yakymishen believes bankers must be creative problem solvers, just like entrepreneurs.

5 tips for building a better relationship with your banker
June 24, 2014

5 tips for building a better relationship with your banker

Establishing a good rapport with your banker can make all the difference when it comes to the success of your business.

Congrats Lindsay & Everett!
June 18, 2014

Congrats Lindsay & Everett!

Strathcona County residents win "Love It or List It" experience with Jillian Harris and Todd Talbot, as well...

Q & A with Jacqueline Jacek of JACEK Chocolate Couture
June 17, 2014

Q & A with Jacqueline Jacek of JACEK Chocolate Couture

Jacqueline Jacek, founder of JACEK Chocolate Couture, answers some questions about her business.

Growing pains
June 16, 2014

Growing pains

Sherwood Park entrepreneur Jacqueline Jacek talks about leaving her comfort zone and shares the 10% rule.

Choosing a bank when starting a small business
June 16, 2014

Choosing a bank when starting a small business

Jacqueline Jacek, Founder of JACEK Chocolate Couture, recalls how she found a bank that fits.

Team ATB campaign raises $60,000 for six Alberta athletes
June 05, 2014

Team ATB campaign raises $60,000 for six Alberta athletes

The snow and ice have melted (finally!) so what better time to wrap up ATB’s most exciting winter project? Team ATB!

1 + 1 = 3
May 27, 2014

1 + 1 = 3

Brittney Ramsay, President of Britt Land Services, explains her company’s philosophy: 1+1=3.

Entrepreneur Insights: 5 ways to boost workplace morale
May 27, 2014

Entrepreneur Insights: 5 ways to boost workplace morale

Breanne Ramsay shares a few ways she and her sister, Brittney, ensure Britt Land Services remains a great place to work.

Common financial challenges faced by young business owners
May 27, 2014

Common financial challenges faced by young business owners

ATB Relationship Manager Joan Chishom shares some of the business problems she sees young business owners facing.

Entrepreneur Insights: 6 tips for taking over the family business
May 27, 2014

Entrepreneur Insights: 6 tips for taking over the family business

As sisters Brittney and Breanne Ramsay will tell you, taking over a family business isn’t easy. Here are a few tips...

5 simple steps to succession planning
May 27, 2014

5 simple steps to succession planning

You have a business and financial plan but there's another type of plan that you might not have: a succession plan.

What is the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA)?
May 27, 2014

What is the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA)?

The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) is an American law that aims to prevent U.S. taxpayers from using...

Your professional partners: Why your business needs them, and why they need each other.
May 10, 2014

Your professional partners: Why your business needs them, and why they need each other.

How three key professionals can boost your business.

The true cost of buying a home in Alberta
May 01, 2014

The true cost of buying a home in Alberta

Buying a home is an exciting time. For most of us, we buy based on our emotions, how well it meets our needs...

How No Bull Mortgages can lower your prepayment penalty
April 08, 2014

How No Bull Mortgages can lower your prepayment penalty

If you break and prepay your mortgage mid-term—let’s say you upsize or downsize your home—you’re often charged a...

6 mortgage terms you need to know
April 08, 2014

6 mortgage terms you need to know

It's easy to get caught up in interest rates and move-in dates, but if you want to make a smart home-buying decision...

The Healthy Community Challenge
March 26, 2014

The Healthy Community Challenge

Cardel Place is on a mission to raise healthier generations in Calgary and beyond. The Healthy Community Challenge...

Thoughts from the Allard Chair, Part 2
March 24, 2014

Thoughts from the Allard Chair, Part 2

Dave Mowat, ATB Financial's President & CEO, brings a cool perspective on snow- and ice-covered driveways to his...

Edmonton para-alpine skier pushes himself to limit
March 21, 2014

Edmonton para-alpine skier pushes himself to limit

​Edmonton's Kirk Schornstein hasn't let a lifelong physical challenge get in his way. Schornstein was born with...

Thoughts from the Allard Chair, Part 1
March 21, 2014

Thoughts from the Allard Chair, Part 1

In early March, ATB CEO Dave Mowat spent a chunk of one morning talking to MacEwan University BCom students, as well...

Fort Mac snowboarding phenom values creativity, courage
March 17, 2014

Fort Mac snowboarding phenom values creativity, courage

Fort McMurray's Brooke Voigt first strapped on a snowboard at the tender age of nine. She's been carving ever since.

How to protect your PIN
March 11, 2014

How to protect your PIN

If you have a Canadian debit card or credit card, you have a Personal Identification Number, or PIN. A PIN can...

Football star finds renewed confidence on bobsleigh track
March 10, 2014

Football star finds renewed confidence on bobsleigh track

For Jesse Lumsden, football seemed to be his destiny. He was a star running back in high school and with McMaster...

Luge duo pushes for greatness
March 05, 2014

Luge duo pushes for greatness

​Tristan Walker and Justin Snith, both of Calgary, became a doubles luge team six years ago when both sliders were...

Calgary-born ski jumper overcomes knee injury to fly again
March 03, 2014

Calgary-born ski jumper overcomes knee injury to fly again

​Blame sibling rivalry or genetics, but Atsuko Tanaka was drawn to ski jumping at a very early age. After watching...

Home is where the bark is for two Calgary-area beavers
February 28, 2014

Home is where the bark is for two Calgary-area beavers

​Two Albertans displaced by the southern Alberta floods have been getting some special attention from volunteers...

Meet Team ATB
February 27, 2014

Meet Team ATB

​ATB is helping six Alberta athletes with the costs of training and with financial planning after their respective...

Canada's biggest goal light
February 25, 2014

Canada's biggest goal light

​A gang of Team Canada-crazy ATB team members got together early early Sunday morning to watch the men's hockey...

How are prepayment penalties calculated?
February 24, 2014

How are prepayment penalties calculated?

Prepayment penalties can be calculated in two different ways, depending on the type of mortgage you have, as well as...

You can support Team ATB athletes with just a click. Sorry, we can't say much more!
February 10, 2014

You can support Team ATB athletes with just a click. Sorry, we can't say much more!

​We are now only one day away from being able to officially tell you what we can't officially tell you until the wrap...

Filing a tax return for your farm
February 03, 2014

Filing a tax return for your farm

Like the harvest, tax season will arrive faster than you think. By planning now, you can limit headaches and stress...

New ways to save in 2014
February 03, 2014

New ways to save in 2014

When filing taxes, many Canadians leave money on the table, so to speak, by not taking full advantage of tax credits.

4 tips for getting the most out of your RRSP
February 03, 2014

4 tips for getting the most out of your RRSP

The first step to properly preparing for retirement is setting up a an RRSP, though that’s just the beginning.

What are market-linked GICs—and why does ATB no longer sell them?
January 13, 2014

What are market-linked GICs—and why does ATB no longer sell them?

A market-linked GIC is a GIC whose rate of return is linked to the performance of one or many securities, like stocks...

Help, I don’t know where my retirement income is coming from!
January 01, 2014

Help, I don’t know where my retirement income is coming from!

As we get closer to our retirement years, we start to worry. And with good reason: for most of us, our income is not...

What is a GIC?
December 17, 2013

What is a GIC?

When it comes to investing, there is no "one size fits all" solution. A GIC may be a great addition to your portfolio.

A different kind of bank
December 05, 2013

A different kind of bank

​At any given time, close to 1000 Canadians are in need of a blood stem cell donation. Currently, Canada's registry...

The Heart Project
December 03, 2013

The Heart Project

In 2014, treatment for cardiac emergencies will change forever thanks to the opening of southern Alberta’s first...

Entrepreneur Insights: 8 tips for fostering creativity in your business
November 21, 2013

Entrepreneur Insights: 8 tips for fostering creativity in your business

Zahra Al-Harazi, CEO & Creative Dir. of Foundry Communications, explains how her company makes creativity a priority.

How to spend a rebate?
November 14, 2013

How to spend a rebate?

If you received a rebate, how would you spend it? Well, when ATB received its rebate for buying in bulk, online...

Top 5 questions about travel insurance
November 08, 2013

Top 5 questions about travel insurance

From your credit card to Alberta Health to workplace benefits, you probably have a few different insurance options.

The Future Project
November 05, 2013

The Future Project

​To mark our 75th anniversary, we had two options: look back on the past 75 years or look forward and celebrate...

Junior ATB
October 31, 2013

Junior ATB

​​The Junior ATB program allows elementary school students to operate their own working branch, complete with help...

Government benefit basics
October 30, 2013

Government benefit basics

While government-sponsored programs are a key part of most Canadians' retirement income, if you rely entirely on the Can

Funny fabulous females
October 21, 2013

Funny fabulous females

A ladies only audience enjoyed an evening of laughter October 16 to help launch the 2013 Edmonton Comedy Festival.

The QEII Test Drive
October 21, 2013

The QEII Test Drive

The Queen Elizabeth II is, as highways go, pretty straightforward. And so is the unique ATB Financial contest that...

How to avoid (or lower) mortgage prepayment penalties
October 07, 2013

How to avoid (or lower) mortgage prepayment penalties

If you want to put some extra money towards your mortgage or are planning to buy or sell a home, read this!

Teddy for a Toonie fundraising reaches new record
October 01, 2013

Teddy for a Toonie fundraising reaches new record

Teddy for a Toonie fundraising takes place each May in our branches and offices throughout Alberta. Our 2013 campaign...

Credit 101: 7 important lessons
September 15, 2013

Credit 101: 7 important lessons

Credit can be confusing (and stressful), but it can also have a positive influence on your finances.

ATB brings expertise, friendly advice to Lethbridge College
September 11, 2013

ATB brings expertise, friendly advice to Lethbridge College

Economics, sociology, calculus... budgeting? For first-year Lethbridge College students, money matters were part of...

Entrepreneur Insights: 5 qualities of successful entrepreneurs
September 10, 2013

Entrepreneur Insights: 5 qualities of successful entrepreneurs

Success isn't always founded on industry experience. Sometimes all you need is passion and a penchant for hard work.

Falling for Easter Seals
September 09, 2013

Falling for Easter Seals

What better way to announce a new partnership than to send one of your VPs off a 30-storey building?​

Ingenuity shines at E-Town Festival
September 04, 2013

Ingenuity shines at E-Town Festival

Chris Hadfield is among the engaging presenters that will take part in the E-Town Festival September 12-13 at the...

Financial Literacy 101 comes to Lethbridge College
August 28, 2013

Financial Literacy 101 comes to Lethbridge College

For the sixth straight year, ATB Financial is proud to be the lead sponsor of Lethbridge College’s New Student...

Entrepreneur Insights: 3 tips for business mentorship
August 27, 2013

Entrepreneur Insights: 3 tips for business mentorship

Lonny Thiessen shares the importance of asking questions and sharing knowledge.

ATB receives Tidiness Award for Capital City Clean Up
August 27, 2013

ATB receives Tidiness Award for Capital City Clean Up

What does it take to be really, really, ridiculously good-looking? We’re no Zoolander, but ATB’s participation in...

ATB celebrates cycling with the Tour of Alberta
August 27, 2013

ATB celebrates cycling with the Tour of Alberta

The Tour of Alberta is a six-stage cycling race that starts in Edmonton on September 3 and ends in Calgary...

Camp fYrefly youth get a lesson in financial finesse
August 14, 2013

Camp fYrefly youth get a lesson in financial finesse

A little sound financial advice can go a long way, and that’s what we’re banking on for a special group of kids.

Alberta Flood: ATB boosts spirits in Bragg Creek
August 12, 2013

Alberta Flood: ATB boosts spirits in Bragg Creek

Lisa Johnston from the ATB Financial Agency in Bragg Creek shares her community's experience with flooding...

Pinkest little place in the west
August 12, 2013

Pinkest little place in the west

They’re heroes of the great west. They’re riding into town. And they’re doing it all in pink. Join us as we saddle...

Entrepreneur Insights: 5 tips for buying an established business
July 25, 2013

Entrepreneur Insights: 5 tips for buying an established business

The burgers and shakes at Calgary's classic Peters' Drive-In may not have changed since 1962, but the ownership has.

Entrepreneur Insights: 6 tips for successful business partnerships
July 25, 2013

Entrepreneur Insights: 6 tips for successful business partnerships

Dr. Ian Giebelhaus shares what he's learned from running a successful veterinary practice with Dr. Grady Barton.

How to stay on track with your debt repayments
July 20, 2013

How to stay on track with your debt repayments

So you decided to consolidate your debt and made it happen. Now what? Here are 5 tips for staying on track.

Alberta Flood: 19th of July, High River (Sandy)
July 19, 2013

Alberta Flood: 19th of July, High River (Sandy)

ATB cleanup crews have gotten to say hello and get to know some beautiful people during the flood. Sandy and Greg...

Eat, shop, drink, and visit: Rediscover Calgary and southern Alberta.
July 19, 2013

Eat, shop, drink, and visit: Rediscover Calgary and southern Alberta.

Don't let the floods sink businesses in Calgary and affected communities. Show your support by shopping in flood...

Alberta Flood: To High River, with gloves
July 18, 2013

Alberta Flood: To High River, with gloves

ATBer Paul Norris has shared many flood stories over the past few weeks. Here's his latest: a short and sweet report...

Entrepreneur Insights: 7 tips for starting your own business in Alberta
July 16, 2013

Entrepreneur Insights: 7 tips for starting your own business in Alberta

Clay Bevans knows that starting your own business isn't easy, especially in the competitive oil and gas industry.

Alberta Flood: A grand Alberta lady
July 11, 2013

Alberta Flood: A grand Alberta lady

Barry Strader was one of the ATBers who helped clean up in High River. Here he tells the story of a phone call with...

Alberta Flood: Leaders start little
July 10, 2013

Alberta Flood: Leaders start little

Kristen Keller is an ATB customer service representative at our McKenzie Towne branch in southeast Calgary.

Alberta Flood: Toys
July 10, 2013

Alberta Flood: Toys

Peggy Garritty was among the group of ATBers who went down last week to High River to help clean up houses.

Alberta Flood: Sites of Reality
July 05, 2013

Alberta Flood: Sites of Reality

Glenn Kubish is ATB's Director of Media & Story. Today he shares his own—what he saw and how he felt helping...

Come hell or high water: ATB at the 2013 Stampede
July 03, 2013

Come hell or high water: ATB at the 2013 Stampede

As always, the Calgary Stampede will be an annual celebration that kicks off summer for Albertans...

Alberta Flood: Silver lining
July 03, 2013

Alberta Flood: Silver lining

Cori Morris is a senior talent acquisition specialist with ATB's People & Culture department. With fellow ATBers...

Alberta Flood: Animal farmer
July 03, 2013

Alberta Flood: Animal farmer

Michelle Hebert is an ATB customer service representative in Forestburg, approximately 292 km from Calgary. She has...

Entrepreneur Insights: 3 tips for staying positive in business
July 02, 2013

Entrepreneur Insights: 3 tips for staying positive in business

For small business owners, there’s nothing more distressing than the total loss of your business due to a disaster...

Alberta Flood: Open volunteer arms
July 02, 2013

Alberta Flood: Open volunteer arms

Kathryn Fero works as the director of major initiatives in ATB Financial's Retail Financial Services Strategy unit.

Alberta Flood: Service
July 02, 2013

Alberta Flood: Service

Paul Norris, ATB's Calgary South market vice president, continues his thoughtful flood cleanup blog posts. There's a...

Alberta Flood: To air is humane
June 28, 2013

Alberta Flood: To air is humane

Amarjit Rakhra is doubly well known in Calgary. He is the branch manager of ATB Saddleridge and, for 17 years, he has...

Alberta Flood: A friend of a friend of a friend
June 28, 2013

Alberta Flood: A friend of a friend of a friend

After a few days helping in Calgary, we headed out to Bragg Creek Thursday, a town that desperately needed help.

Alberta Flood: Another Day, Another Ton
June 28, 2013

Alberta Flood: Another Day, Another Ton

Well, progress is being made in Bowness. We have seen the proof in the lower number of homes with piles of garbage...

Alberta Flood: Snap, Crackle, Help
June 28, 2013

Alberta Flood: Snap, Crackle, Help

Here are Dan and I in Inglewood, and then we moved on to Erlton. Look at those little helpers who came and gave us...

Alberta Flood: Want to volunteer? Just walk down a street
June 28, 2013

Alberta Flood: Want to volunteer? Just walk down a street

I’ve had the opportunity to volunteer over the last week at a few homes in neighbourhoods devastated by the flood.

Alberta Flood: Dear Jon
June 27, 2013

Alberta Flood: Dear Jon

Paul Norris introduces us to Rideau Road's Big Jon, whose Calgary spirit didn't let him hit the pillow early Thursday...

Alberta Flood: Tears and drywall
June 27, 2013

Alberta Flood: Tears and drywall

In this account of Trudi Chalmers' time helping in the cleanup effort, she nicely makes the point that the water...

Alberta Flood: Primed for grime
June 27, 2013

Alberta Flood: Primed for grime

Be prepared to get dirty. That's what ATBer Karin Poldaas said in her department's invitation to hundreds...

Alberta Flood: Fully invested
June 27, 2013

Alberta Flood: Fully invested

Here is the report from the field from Leeann Jarman and Sherri Wright-Schwietz at ATB Investor Services.

Outlaws for a great cause
June 27, 2013

Outlaws for a great cause

Every year for the past five years, Ponoka experiences a boom in its prison population for one day in June.

Alberta Flood: Wet books, story of energy
June 26, 2013

Alberta Flood: Wet books, story of energy

In this account of the flood cleanup, ATBer Michael Ulrich paints a vivid picture of the unnatural job of removing...

Alberta Flood: Extra Hands
June 26, 2013

Alberta Flood: Extra Hands

In this open letter from Tim Gillespie, Vice President of Corporate Financial Services, you get a glimpse into part...

Alberta Flood: Watermark
June 26, 2013

Alberta Flood: Watermark

Like many Calgarians, ATBer Paul Norris saw in the flood aftermath the opportunity to help fellow citizens.

Grande Prairie celebrates Relay for Life
June 15, 2013

Grande Prairie celebrates Relay for Life

On June 14, over 50 ATB associates joined forces to support the Canadian Cancer Society in the 2013 Relay for Life...

The dos and don'ts of credit card balance transfers
June 12, 2013

The dos and don'ts of credit card balance transfers

Because credit card balance transfers often feature much lower interest rates than your normal credit card...

Entrepreneur Insights: 6 tips for boosting business growth
June 11, 2013

Entrepreneur Insights: 6 tips for boosting business growth

Louise Dirks, owner of Edmonton-based fashion chain Gravity Pope, shares how a hungry Vegas trip, Doc Martens mania...

Points or cash back?
May 30, 2013

Points or cash back?

With the promise of free flights, gift cards, and other useful goodies, credit card points can sound great.

Entrepreneur Insights: 6 tips for dealing with the unexpected
May 28, 2013

Entrepreneur Insights: 6 tips for dealing with the unexpected

John Scott shares his tips for problem-solving when animals, weather, and faulty parachutes disrupt your plans.

The power of a winning record: Leadership lessons from the Detroit Red Wings
May 27, 2013

The power of a winning record: Leadership lessons from the Detroit Red Wings

ATB's Chief People Offer Lorne Rubis sums up four leadership lessons we can learn from this successful hockey club.

Entrepreneur Insights: 8 tips for getting your great idea off the ground
May 14, 2013

Entrepreneur Insights: 8 tips for getting your great idea off the ground

Bryan Szatkowski and Brad Johnston of Lloydminster's GCHEM Ltd. open up about taking on the big guys, sleeping and...

Small business marketing webinar now available online
May 07, 2013

Small business marketing webinar now available online

We're excited to share with you the video and resources from our second free online business webinar: Marketing your...

Corb Lund wins ATB Financial Ambassador of the Arts Award
May 03, 2013

Corb Lund wins ATB Financial Ambassador of the Arts Award

Congratulations to Corb Lund, winner of a new award at the Mayor's Celebration of the Arts Awards in Edmonton this year.

Entrepreneur Insights: 8 tips for fostering creativity in your business
April 30, 2013

Entrepreneur Insights: 8 tips for fostering creativity in your business

Zahra Al-Harazi, CEO and Creative Director of Foundry Communications, explains how she makes creativity a priority.

Teddy for a Toonie: May 1-31
April 29, 2013

Teddy for a Toonie: May 1-31

Teddy for a Toonie is an annual province-wide fundraising campaign that supports the Alberta Children’s Hospital...

ATB celebrates Earth Day with renewable energy certificates
April 22, 2013

ATB celebrates Earth Day with renewable energy certificates

ATB Financial is getting "down to earth" for Earth Day by targeting and reducing the largest contributor...

Bringing local art to the national and international stage
April 16, 2013

Bringing local art to the national and international stage

There will be a new award at the Mayor's Celebration of the Arts Awards in Edmonton this year.

Congrats to Empower U grads!
April 15, 2013

Congrats to Empower U grads!

The Empower U program teaches essential financial literacy skills and includes a 2-to-1 matched savings component.

The different kinds of cash back credit cards
April 14, 2013

The different kinds of cash back credit cards

With over 20 types of cash back cards available in Canada, it can be hard to understand the different rewards structures

3 top retirement tax credits
April 03, 2013

3 top retirement tax credits

For many of us, retirement requires some major adjustments.

Should you sell the family home?
March 28, 2013

Should you sell the family home?

After retirement, where you live is one of the biggest decisions you will make.

Calgary: Be part of the energy
March 25, 2013

Calgary: Be part of the energy

Calgary Economic Development and ATB Financial are partnering with CTV Calgary to share stories of five unique...

What is a HELOC?
March 15, 2013

What is a HELOC?

We review the basics of this popular borrowing option for Alberta homeowners.

Untapped Alberta concert series returns this spring
March 04, 2013

Untapped Alberta concert series returns this spring

ATB is proud to present the fourth annual Untapped Alberta concert series—a growing music showcase that brings...

Four key resources for Alberta business owners
February 28, 2013

Four key resources for Alberta business owners

Running a business without a plan is like running a marathon without knowing the route or doing any training...

5 things to do before signing your mortgage papers
February 28, 2013

5 things to do before signing your mortgage papers

A beautiful house can become a credit-crushing investment if you don't find the right balance between your practical...

ATB preps for Hair Massacure
February 06, 2013

ATB preps for Hair Massacure

Every February, thousands of Albertans put their locks on the line to help children with life-threatening illnesses...

The Young Artists Competition is back!
January 22, 2013

The Young Artists Competition is back!

It’s that time of the year again when ATB looks for creative grade four students from across the province to help...

New TV commercials, starring Jordan Eberle and Mark Giordano
January 18, 2013

New TV commercials, starring Jordan Eberle and Mark Giordano

Our hockey partners, Edmonton Oiler Jordan Eberle and Calgary Flame Mark Giordano, put their acting skills to the...

PGA TOUR Canada debuts in Alberta with ATB Financial Classic
January 09, 2013

PGA TOUR Canada debuts in Alberta with ATB Financial Classic

The world-class professional golf event will be held at Calgary's Country Hills Golf Club June 17-23 on the Talons...

Are you winning the race with inflation?
January 08, 2013

Are you winning the race with inflation?

Inflation is a concept most Albertans understand. But what’s more challenging is understanding how it works.

What's a PAC, and why should you have one?
January 02, 2013

What's a PAC, and why should you have one?

Good savings habits make building your retirement nest egg a lot easier.

Is Interac e-Transfer safe?
November 20, 2012

Is Interac e-Transfer safe?

Because Interac e-Transfer is a relatively new online service, you may have some concerns about safety.

5 reasons to use Interac e-Transfer
November 20, 2012

5 reasons to use Interac e-Transfer

If you're new to Interac e-Transfer, you may be wondering what you would use it for.

What's the difference between Interac e-Transfer and EFT?
November 20, 2012

What's the difference between Interac e-Transfer and EFT?

Interac e-Transfer and Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) are two ATB services that allow you to send and receive money.

Lacing up with the big boys
October 26, 2012

Lacing up with the big boys

We’re happy to bring back the ATB Financial WHL hockey clinics with the Red Deer Rebels, Medicine Hat Tigers...

Junior ATB expands to eight new schools
October 26, 2012

Junior ATB expands to eight new schools

ATB’s popular, province-wide elementary school program, Junior ATB, expanded to eight new schools this week, bringing...

Long love this land
October 24, 2012

Long love this land

Four simple words that somehow capture the enduring spirit and determination of those who—without fanfare or ceremony...

Light it up #yeg
October 18, 2012

Light it up #yeg

Okay, here's the idea: let's light up the bridges of Edmonton. Not just functional lighting for drivers...

5 creative hockey fundraising ideas
October 11, 2012

5 creative hockey fundraising ideas

With equipment, travel, tournament fees, team jackets, and team-building activities, hockey is a hefty commitment.

The high price of children's sports
October 11, 2012

The high price of children's sports

We all know it: children are dear, but they aren't cheap.

Celebrating Alberta's stories
October 09, 2012

Celebrating Alberta's stories

From supporting community events to supporting the provincial economy, ATB is committed to serving Albertans...

Your business plan, from a banker’s perspective
October 02, 2012

Your business plan, from a banker’s perspective

Whether it's on your computer, on a napkin, or in your head, your business plan is key, and your banker wants to see it.

4 ways to gather customer feedback to better serve your customers
October 02, 2012

4 ways to gather customer feedback to better serve your customers

You need to know what the customer wants in order to deliver products and services that meet their needs.

Want to make a change? Here's who to talk to
October 02, 2012

Want to make a change? Here's who to talk to

When you have the opportunity to reinvent an aspect of your business, do your research.

6 ways to wow your customers
October 02, 2012

6 ways to wow your customers

You build your business on relationships. Maybe you get to know people over the counter, over a coffee, or over...

Introducing Mi Day in Fort McMurray
October 02, 2012

Introducing Mi Day in Fort McMurray

Teamwork, physical activity, and new experiences are vital to the development of healthy, happy Albertans.

Supporting new immigrants and refugees
September 25, 2012

Supporting new immigrants and refugees

Mark Alison Omar, his wife, and four of their 12 children moved to Edmonton from a refugee camp just over a year ago.

A look back at our charitable giving
September 19, 2012

A look back at our charitable giving

In the past year, ATB contributed $1.3 million to a wide range of charitable and community organizations supporting...

3 easy ways to tighten cash flow gaps
September 10, 2012

3 easy ways to tighten cash flow gaps

The reason cash flow is messy and hard to measure is because of time. Thankfully, there are a few ways you can tighten..

ATB presents the Edmonton Comedy Festival, October 17-21
September 07, 2012

ATB presents the Edmonton Comedy Festival, October 17-21

Last year, the city came alive as hundreds of Edmontonians sought out the festival to experience the hilarity...

How to save money on hockey equipment
September 05, 2012

How to save money on hockey equipment

Outfitting your little hockey players can get pricey. Stick to your budget by following these equipment-buying tips.

Giving back to mother nature
August 20, 2012

Giving back to mother nature

At ATB, we're committed to being greener, and we're working on many smaller projects (and some big ones) to keep...

How to design a cash flow forecast for your business
August 14, 2012

How to design a cash flow forecast for your business

A cash flow forecast helps you understand the cause and effect of your business decisions on your finances.

What is cash flow, and why should I care?
August 13, 2012

What is cash flow, and why should I care?

The way you manage the flow of money has a significant impact on the health of your company. Timing is critical.

ATB happy to make GoodMob racket!
August 02, 2012

ATB happy to make GoodMob racket!

It's a brilliantly simple idea: use the power of social media to bring people together to support local, independent...

Is mobile banking safe?
July 25, 2012

Is mobile banking safe?

Many Canadians still have concerns about mobile banking—mostly relating to security, privacy, identity theft, and fraud.

6 easy ways to save over $180 a month
July 24, 2012

6 easy ways to save over $180 a month

Sure, there are lots of ways you could save a ton of money every month...

New playground in low-income Calgary neighbourhood
July 23, 2012

New playground in low-income Calgary neighbourhood

Parks help build communities—they are a gathering place where children play and make friends, neighbours connect...

Supporting community clean-ups
July 16, 2012

Supporting community clean-ups

This summer, ATB's Edmonton branches are taking part in the city’s Capital City Clean-Up business outreach program.

Alberta Fact Friday: July 13
July 13, 2012

Alberta Fact Friday: July 13

Over the 10 days of the Stampede, 2 million mini doughnuts are consumed. That’s a lot of sugar and cinnamon...

ATB and the Art Gallery of Alberta
July 10, 2012

ATB and the Art Gallery of Alberta

​We formed a five-year partnership with the AGA in 2010, with the goal of celebrating Alberta art, culture, and history.

The Chuckwagon Race
July 09, 2012

The Chuckwagon Race

After five years on the world pro circuit, Codey McCurrach will finally realize his dream and race his team of...

Alberta Fact Friday: July 6
July 06, 2012

Alberta Fact Friday: July 6

Every Friday, we're sharing a unique fact about our home province on ATB.com, Facebook, and Twitter.

Young Artists Competition
July 04, 2012

Young Artists Competition

The theme of the competition is Alberta Stories, and the winning masterpieces were professionally framed and featured...

Congratulations to ATB's first YES Program graduate
June 20, 2012

Congratulations to ATB's first YES Program graduate

Ami Price-Gagnon is the first of six recipients of the ATB Financial Youth Education Support (YES) bursary program...

Helping to end homelessness in Calgary: The ATB Social Enterprise Incubator
June 19, 2012

Helping to end homelessness in Calgary: The ATB Social Enterprise Incubator

In an effort to end homelessness in Calgary, ATB Financial is joining forces with the Calgary Homeless...

Hometown advantage
June 15, 2012

Hometown advantage

Last June, Sherwood Park's Danny Sahl won the 2011 Syncrude Boreal Open in Fort McMurray, and this year, he’s hoping...

6 steps to consolidating your debt
June 15, 2012

6 steps to consolidating your debt

Almost all Albertans carry some form of debt, and if you're like most of us, it's a lot more than you'd like.

How your credit mistakes affect your credit score
June 15, 2012

How your credit mistakes affect your credit score

It's a tough lesson to learn but an important one: every action has a consequence.

Your credit score explained
June 15, 2012

Your credit score explained

Credit bureau, credit rating, and credit score all mean the same thing.

Lethbridge Rotary Dragon Boat Festival
June 06, 2012

Lethbridge Rotary Dragon Boat Festival

​​2012 marks the 11th anniversary of the annual Lethbridge Rotary Dragon Boat Festival. From July 6-8, more than 60...

Pension plans explained
June 04, 2012

Pension plans explained

Understanding the difference between Defined Benefit and Defined Contribution plans.

ATB Financial Classic 2012
May 25, 2012

ATB Financial Classic 2012

One of Alberta's premier summer sporting events, the ATB Financial Classic, returns to Edmonton this year, taking...

The importance of being patient
May 03, 2012

The importance of being patient

Why you should weather market swings and focus on your long-term goals.

Teddy for a Toonie
May 01, 2012

Teddy for a Toonie

Teddy for a Toonie is an annual province-wide fundraising campaign that supports the Alberta Children’s Hospital...

Untapped: Camrose
April 24, 2012

Untapped: Camrose

This Saturday, April 28 marks the last stop on the hugely successful Untapped Alberta Concert Series.

ATB celebrates Alberta women
April 23, 2012

ATB celebrates Alberta women

Seven of Alberta's most inspiring women were the stars of a recent reception held at the Art Gallery of Alberta.

Had a good year? Here are 3 ways to make the most of it
April 19, 2012

Had a good year? Here are 3 ways to make the most of it

Good weather, high prices and plenty of hard work have earned you a little extra. Now what should you do with it?

Untapped: Okotoks & Canmore
April 18, 2012

Untapped: Okotoks & Canmore

This is a jam-packed weekend for the Untapped Alberta Concert Series, with a rock 'n roll show Friday night in...

Old Age Security: How to get it and keep it
April 18, 2012

Old Age Security: How to get it and keep it

Accessible government benefit can provide a steady source of retirement income, but beware of the clawback.

Celebrating Earth Day at ATB
April 16, 2012

Celebrating Earth Day at ATB

Making environmentally-friendly decisions is an ongoing goal at ATB, but this week, we are stepping up our green...

Calgary Farmers' Market profile: Tim's Gourmet Pizza
April 11, 2012

Calgary Farmers' Market profile: Tim's Gourmet Pizza

No one can sell pizza like Tim Petros! If you’ve been to the Calgary Farmers’ Market, you’ve likely seen Tim at his...

Short-term investment options for your business
April 10, 2012

Short-term investment options for your business

By parking your money in an accessible account, you can earn interest while you plan for your next big business project.

Untapped: Beaverlodge
April 09, 2012

Untapped: Beaverlodge

For the third year in a row, Beaverlodge is a stop in the Untapped Alberta Concert Series. The performers and the...

What about variable?
April 09, 2012

What about variable?

With the current low interest rates, there's a big focus on fixed mortgages—but variable can still be a good choice.

Pension payout: Your options explained
April 03, 2012

Pension payout: Your options explained

How to decide if pension plan income or a lump sum commuted value is best for your retirement.

Untapped: Edmonton
March 28, 2012

Untapped: Edmonton

Untapped Alberta is taking off across our music-loving province. The second stop for the concert series is at the...

How to pay down your mortgage faster
March 26, 2012

How to pay down your mortgage faster

Mortgage rules depend on your lender and the type of mortgage you have, but in general, there are three ways you can pay

Go local
March 24, 2012

Go local

Our community has a lot to give when it comes to good food, produce, arts, and great personalities, and you can find...

Untapped: Lloydminster
March 20, 2012

Untapped: Lloydminster

The Untapped Alberta concert series kicks off March 30 at the Root Community Emporium in Lloydminster, where Scenic...

ATBcares.com
March 19, 2012

ATBcares.com

ATB customers and associates are passionate about sharing their good fortune, and now all Albertans have a new...

Income splitting: Simple ways to maximize your retirement income
March 16, 2012

Income splitting: Simple ways to maximize your retirement income

Take advantage of tax brackets by splitting your retirement income with your spouse.

Homegrown talent sweeps Alberta this spring
March 06, 2012

Homegrown talent sweeps Alberta this spring

ATB is proud to present the third annual Untapped Alberta concert series—a growing music showcase that brings...

5 debt trimming tips
February 29, 2012

5 debt trimming tips

Let's face it—we all know what it's like to go a little overboard on our credit cards.

Business success celebrated with Alberta's Fast Growth 50
February 22, 2012

Business success celebrated with Alberta's Fast Growth 50

Every January, Alberta Venture releases a list of Alberta’s 50 fastest growing companies, and this year, ATB...

ATB Fit for Life Days in Cochrane
February 16, 2012

ATB Fit for Life Days in Cochrane

As proud member of the growing community of Cochrane, the local ATB branch was looking for ways to reinvest in the...

ATB Charity Shootout
February 07, 2012

ATB Charity Shootout

Eight shooters, one goaltender, 25-below temperatures, and $20,000 awarded to local charities. Despite frigid weather...

Your Bucket List: How to create it, afford it, and check it off!
January 20, 2012

Your Bucket List: How to create it, afford it, and check it off!

At one time or another, we have all said "It's on my bucket list." But have you ever sat down and wrote out your list?

Ready to race
January 15, 2012

Ready to race

​The XTERRA racing series is an exciting off-road triathlon that has earned a spot in the action-packed world of...

Does my business need an operating line of credit or a term loan?
January 14, 2012

Does my business need an operating line of credit or a term loan?

Get help distinguishing between these two financing options.

Young Artists Competition
January 12, 2012

Young Artists Competition

In 2010, ATB formed a five-year partnership with the Art Gallery of Alberta to sponsor a variety of exhibitions to...

The advantage of starting early
December 22, 2011

The advantage of starting early

When you’re 20 and retirement is 40-plus years away, putting $100 per paycheque into an RRSP probably isn’t a priority.

Pitching your business idea: 5 steps to “Yes!”
December 14, 2011

Pitching your business idea: 5 steps to “Yes!”

Being an entrepreneur may require you to have to "sell" your company to potential investors.

Succession planning for family businesses
December 14, 2011

Succession planning for family businesses

Family businesses are at the very heart of the Canadian and Albertan economy, but 70 per cent of them fail before...

What are the risks of investing?
December 14, 2011

What are the risks of investing?

Most people know that there are risks in investing. But knowing there are risks, without really understanding what...

So many types of investments! What’s what?
December 14, 2011

So many types of investments! What’s what?

When it’s time to invest, there seems to be countless options. To add to the confusion, there are also financial...

Compound interest: The reason we invest
December 14, 2011

Compound interest: The reason we invest

We invest so that the same money we have today will provide us with more money sometime in the future. One of the...

Are Canadian women too busy to invest?
December 14, 2011

Are Canadian women too busy to invest?

According to a 2010 survey conducted by Franklin Templeton Investments, Canadian men are 7 per cent more likely to...

9 investing terms to get you started
December 14, 2011

9 investing terms to get you started

If you’re new to investing, unfamiliar terminology is sometimes discouraging. There’s a lot you can learn about...

Including insurance in your financial plan
December 14, 2011

Including insurance in your financial plan

It’s hard to know if you have any insurance gaps or costly duplications unless you take the time to really understand...

Understanding Registered Retirement Income Funds
December 14, 2011

Understanding Registered Retirement Income Funds

Part of the retirement process involves switching from saving for retirement to living in retirement.

13 common financial blunders to avoid
December 14, 2011

13 common financial blunders to avoid

We’ve all made financial mistakes and, odds are, we’ll make a few more. But financial mistakes can be very costly...

Ponoka Stampede
June 01, 2011

Ponoka Stampede

​When Albertans think "Stampede" most of us would immediately point to the 10 day spectacle hosted by Calgary every...

Give me the strength to save!
March 14, 2011

Give me the strength to save!

One of the reasons that Canadians find themselves in debt is because they lack financial self-discipline...

Fiasco Gelato’s ingredients for small business success
January 15, 2015

Fiasco Gelato’s ingredients for small business success

In a lot of ways James Boettcher is what you might call an “accidental entrepreneur”.

Webinar offers financial know-how for business owners
January 21, 2015

Webinar offers financial know-how for business owners

We're excited to share with you the video and resources from our recent free online business webinar.

Business Growth Webinar
January 21, 2015

Business Growth Webinar

We're excited to share our latest webinar: How to Grow Your Business.

How to find the right business mentor
January 21, 2015

How to find the right business mentor

If you’re looking for advice on running a small business, there’s no better place to look than to a mentor.

Are you and your banker right for each other?
January 21, 2015

Are you and your banker right for each other?

The right banker will help you with your day to day banking, growth, and cash flow.

Building a brand: That’s a capital idea!
February 26, 2015

Building a brand: That’s a capital idea!

How do you build a killer brand? Six Alberta entrepreneurs share their insights.

Growing your business: That’s a capital idea!
March 16, 2015

Growing your business: That’s a capital idea!

Entrepreneurs share advice on managing expansion into new markets.

Leaders stay the course
April 06, 2015

Leaders stay the course

The results of the latest ATB Business Beat are very interesting to me.

4 key resources for Alberta business owners
April 06, 2015

4 key resources for Alberta business owners

From start up to succession, these business guides help you through key phases of business development and growth.

Entrepreneur Insights: 8 tips for getting your great idea off the ground
April 06, 2015

Entrepreneur Insights: 8 tips for getting your great idea off the ground

Bryan Szatkowski and Brad Johnston of Lloydminster's GCHEM Ltd. open up about taking on the big guys.

Entrepreneur Insights: 6 tips for dealing with the unexpected
April 06, 2015

Entrepreneur Insights: 6 tips for dealing with the unexpected

Famed horse wrangler and motion picture man John Scott shares his tips for problem solving.

Entrepreneur Insights: 6 tips for boosting business growth
April 06, 2015

Entrepreneur Insights: 6 tips for boosting business growth

Louise Dirks, owner of Gravity Pope, shares how she propelled her store to platform heights.

Entrepreneur Insights: 7 tips for starting your own business in Alberta
April 07, 2015

Entrepreneur Insights: 7 tips for starting your own business in Alberta

Entrepreneur Clay Bevans shares what he's learned in the oil and gas industry with future small business owners.

Succession planning—the time is now
April 24, 2015

Succession planning—the time is now

The best time to begin planning for the future is now—regardless of when you plan to retire.

Eager to start? Don't skip these beginning business steps
April 24, 2015

Eager to start? Don't skip these beginning business steps

How to build the proper foundation to create a long-term, successful, and profitable venture.

Extra cash? Invest
April 28, 2015

Extra cash? Invest

Having surplus cash sitting around won’t grow your business or contribute to profits.

Why pay attention to payables?
April 28, 2015

Why pay attention to payables?

Savvy business owners know that managing liabilities is key to financial success.

Sources of financing to grow your business
April 30, 2015

Sources of financing to grow your business

Explore the pros and cons of the financing options for your business venture.

Cash in—collecting payments
May 01, 2015

Cash in—collecting payments

Setting up an invoicing system might be the single most important aspect of starting a successful business.

Turning ideas into products: That’s a capital idea!
May 04, 2015

Turning ideas into products: That’s a capital idea!

It likely comes as no surprise that every great business and product originates from an entrepreneur’s great idea.

Stay alive, and thrive!
June 09, 2015

Stay alive, and thrive!

Even in the tough economic times we’re facing today, there are businesses that are thriving.

Success in uncertain times
June 09, 2015

Success in uncertain times

4 tips on how to be successful in times of uncertainty.

Protecting your business from online fraud
June 17, 2015

Protecting your business from online fraud

The business costs of online fraud come down to much more than a dollar figure.

Cultivating productivity: That’s a capital idea!
June 24, 2015

Cultivating productivity: That’s a capital idea!

Increasing productivity will be far less daunting if you choose to focus on a combination of little things.

Fostering a culture of innovation: That's a capital idea!
June 26, 2015

Fostering a culture of innovation: That's a capital idea!

June's Capital Ideas sessions focused on the notion of innovation, and how to make it happen.

Building a socially conscious brand
August 06, 2015

Building a socially conscious brand

There are strategies to make sure consumers recognize your efforts to build a socially conscious brand.

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