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ING DIRECT Offers Free Group Buying Deal on's Deal of the Day

Switch to ING DIRECT's THRiVE Chequing Account and get $185

TORONTO, July 18, 2021 /CNW/ -'s Deal of the Day ( is treating Canadians to a free group-buying deal from ING DIRECT, the bank that's known for helping Canadians save their money. From July 18 to July 25, 2021 inclusively, ING DIRECT is partnering with, a destination that helps Canadians save, and offering $185 for opening its new online, no-fee daily chequing account that pays interest; THRiVE Chequing. To benefit from the $185 bonus, Canadians simply have to "purchase" the free Deal of the Day offer and then set-up a payroll direct deposit before August 31, 2011.

"Deal of the Day is about offering value and encouraging Canadians to try new products and services. This free ING DIRECT deal gives consumers the opportunity to build a long-standing relationship with a service that will reward them with both short and long-term savings," said Nicolas Gaudreau, Vice-President, Digital & Print Media of Yellow Pages Group, (owner of

"Social buying and direct banking share a lot of the same founding principles - innovation, giving the upper hand to consumers, and using social channels to give customers more information to make better decisions about their money," said Peter Aceto, President & CEO of ING DIRECT. "These deals give broader access to products and services for consumers, and for businesses, they offer more opportunity to connect with new customers - one of ING DIRECT's key focuses."

"We're thrilled to be working with on this deal because of the outstanding reputation it has built as a source of information for Canadians who are looking to save their money - a cause the ING DIRECT brand has championed for more than 14 years," said Aceto.

About the Deal

On average Canadians pay $185 per year in fees for their chequing accounts.

THRiVE Chequing is an online, no-fee daily chequing account that pays interest and offers many no-cost features such as unlimited transactions and bill payments, free email money transfers, free ABM access through THE EXCHANGE® Network's 2,400 machines, free email alerts and monthly online account statements, as well as the ability to write, deposit and view cheques online at no charge. THRiVE Chequing also offers Whoops! ™ Protection covering clients up to $250 when they are a little short on funds for future dated transactions with no fee or interest, provided funds are paid back within 30 days.  Whoops! Protection is designed to remove the exorbitantly high non-sufficient funds (NSF) fees that can set back savings significantly.

Deal participants who open a THRiVE Chequing Account and switch their payroll to the account by August 31, 2021 will receive $185 directly into their account, a week after their first paycheque deposit.

The Deal of the Day ING DIRECT offer is available from July 18, 2021 until July 25, 2011. Payroll transfers must be completed by August 31, 2011. For more information on this Deal of the Day, visit:'s Deal of the Day and Promo du jour, its francophone equivalent from are available in Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa/Gatineau, Quebec City, Calgary, Vancouver, Edmonton and Hamilton. To subscribe to Deal of the Day, visit and select your city.

About is a leading provider of online promotions and shopping tools to Canadians that attracts more than 1.5 million unique visitors every month. Since September 2010, helps Canadians make substantial savings with its group-buying service, Deal of the Day. is owned by Yellow Media Inc. (TSX: YLO). Yellow Media Inc. owns and operates some of Canada's leading properties and publications including Yellow Pages™ directories,™,™, and For more information, visit

ING DIRECT is Canada's leading direct bank with over 1.7 million Clients and more than $37.6 billion in total assets. ING DIRECT gives the power of saving to all Canadians by offering high-value, simple products such as high interest savings accounts with no fees or service charges, low rates on mortgages and a no-fee daily chequing account that pays interest. Low cost, index based mutual funds are sold through ING DIRECT Funds Limited. ING DIRECT has been operating in Canada since 1997, and paid more than $4.5 billion in interest to Clients. ING DIRECT is open for banking 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, at, on mobile devices at or by calling 1-800 ING DIRECT (1-800-464-3743).

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® THE EXCHANGE NETWORK is a registered trademark of Fiserv Inc., licensed for use in Canada by FICANEX Services Limited Partnership.™ THRiVE Chequing is a trademark of ING Bank of Canada.

™ THRiVE Chequing is a trademark of ING Bank of Canada.

™ Whoops! Protection is a trademark of ING Bank of Canada.


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