Now Canadians can Save Outside The Box

The secret is out. 

At tonight’s Save Outside The Box social media party at Toronto’s Kool Haus, ING DIRECT Canada will unveil their new mobile applications and mobile website.  In fact, ING DIRECT Canada will be the first bank in Canada to offer apps on the iPhone and BlackBerry.

According to this morning’s press release, Canadians will now be able to save “anywhere” with ING DIRECT Canada. The new BlackBerry and iPhone apps will enable clients to check their account balances, review transactions, transfer funds, locate ABMs, and get directions and hours of operation for the ING DIRECT Save Your Money Cafés.

Peter Aceto is the President & CEO of ING DIRECT Canada:

We’re always looking for new ways to help Canadians save their money. Canadians love their mobile devices so applications on both the BlackBerry and iPhone are a natural progression for us. Offering our Clients the option of saving anywhere is an exciting frontier.



The BlackBerry app is available at on their BlackBerry devices or by visiting the BlackBerry App World The iPhone and iPod touch apps are available at the App Store.
What are your thoughts on these apps?  Will you take advantage of this?