Savings Bank takes a drastic step. Customers who refuse to pay their negative interest rates face consequences.
Dortmund – Many German banks demand so-called custodial fees from their customers for accounts amounting to 50,000 euros or more. Some customers do not want to pay these negative interest rates, but some companies are no longer willing to tolerate it. RUHR24* white.
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Savings bank customers are threatened with account termination: So many customers are affected
was just recently change in savings bank, Now the next innovation is as follows, as the bank is now taking stern action against some of the customers. A year ago, Sparksey Düsseldorf is said to have canceled two dozen customer accounts due to negative interest rates. Sparksey Dortmund also spoke according to information handlesblatt Already the first layoff.
According to the bank, the majority “reacted to Sparksey’s notice of change by terminating their business relationship”. In total, it has 330,000 subscribers. according to Ruhr News Sparksey Dortmund are said to have canceled all accounts of a client for the middle of May. But Sparkasse’s process is no longer an isolated matter (more digitalNews on RUHR24*).
Savings banks announce account termination: These branches are not affected
Meanwhile, other financial institutions have stepped in or are about to do so, such as Postbank, which is affiliated with Deutsche Bank. But ING would also like to close the accounts soon due to negative interest rates.
Some banks are still avoiding this drastic measure, such as Commerzbank. “We see that we can find good common solutions.” Commerzbank spokesperson said handlesblatt informed of. According to CEO Johannes Evers, Berliner Sparksey has also not served anyone notice.
Savings bank customers are threatened with account termination: This is how negative interest rates continue
At least a third of banks should charge negative interest rates. There are at least 449 financial institutions that calculate this interest on daily and current accounts, as determined by said comparison portal VeriVox. But that may soon be a thing of the past.
Because many financial institutions want to eliminate negative interest rates for private customers, even if the European Central Bank refrains from penal interest. These should include the hamburger Sparkasse, Apobank, ING and DKB. ,Part of the editorial network of RUHR24 ippn.media,
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