January 30, 2023

CA next bank donates 1% of its 2022 profits

In line with its CSR approach, CA next bank has donated CHF 100,000 in support to those who are spearheading initiatives to protect and restore the environment, strengthen good relations with Europe, and support people in need. To this end, 8 organisations were selected through a participatory process set up within the bank.

December 16, 2022

SARON mortgage: plan to adjust your next payment!

As a result of the SNB's increase in the key interest rate, SARON mortgage payments are going to increase on 31 December 2022. Customers with a SARON mortgage should therefore plan to change the transfer amount of the next monthly payments accordingly.

December 16, 2022

Deadlines for year-end 2022 payments

Do you have invoices that absolutely must be paid by year-end 2022?
Here are the deadlines to honour to be sure your operations are processed in time:

December 16, 2022

New mobile? The key steps to continue accessing your e-banking platform with ease

You have been used to accessing your e-banking platform with the two-factor authentication provided by the SecureAccess CA next bank app. But now, you’re about to change your mobile phone. It's a good idea to keep your old phone that's already set up while you switch over to your new one. Follow the guide below!

December 14, 2022

Investment funds: an accessible savings plan

Investment funds allow you to build up wealth and save for the long term, even with a limited investment. We tell you more about this investment vehicle that is accessible to everyone.

October 12, 2022

Cross-border commuters: optimise your retirement savings with a pillar 3A

Take control of your financial future and give it fresh potential by saving in Switzerland. Whatever your budget or your plans, the 3rd pillar is THE attractive solution for cross-border commuters in the Canton of Geneva. It enables you to anticipate, manage, and make your savings grow in an optimal way.

September 20, 2022

CA next bank is taking part in "La nuit est belle!"

Since 2021, CA next bank has been participating in the "La nuit est belle!" project, which mobilises the 209 municipalities in the Greater Geneva area to address the harmful effects of light pollution – a subject that is all the more relevant in view of a potential energy shortage in the winter of 2022-2023.

July 1, 2022

Summer holidays: more comprehensive coverage with your Viseca credit card

Holidays, stays, trips... You've never been as eager for a change of scenery, and now it's finally time to leave! Your Viseca Mastercard provides you with a number of benefits that have recently been extended. Let's find out together which coverages will be the most useful to you.

June 29, 2022

A second home in Switzerland or France: how to make your dream a reality

Looking for a change of scenery, for peace and quiet after a busy week? For some time now, second homes have been (re)gaining interest.
Why not recharge your batteries in a home closer to nature, in Switzerland or in France? Which location suits you best? To find out, take the quiz and learn more about how to acquire your second home!

January 20, 2022

Financial well-being: 5 New Year’s resolutions to keep to get there in 2022

Every new year brings with it the opportunity to take stock of one's situation and we make our New Year’s resolutions to try to improve ourselves. Close to you and always aiming to make your life easier, Crédit Agricole next bank put together a few tips to get you off to a good start in 2022!

January 18, 2022

Mobile payment: solutions to make your life easier

With various mobile payment solutions available in our offer (Apple Pay, Samsung Pay and Google Pay), we look to make your life even easier by reviewing how to use smart solution TWINT as a complement, an app useful for those who are connected and on the move every day. Just like you!

December 15, 2021

Deadlines for year-end payments 2021

Do you have invoices that must be paid before year-end 2021? Here are the deadlines to ensure your transactions are processed on time:

December 13, 2021

Travel with your mind at ease this holiday season

Are you planning to visit family abroad during the festive season? Travelling during the COVID-19 pandemic can be challenging, and so, it is more important than ever to know what insurance to rely on if something unexpected happens. Discover the different types of assistance covered by your Mastercard Viseca.

December 6, 2021

Tax consequences of buying property in France

Buying a home in France significantly changes the tax situation of Swiss residents. Whether it is a second home or rental property, the purchase will impact taxation in both France and Switzerland.

November 15, 2021

CA next bank offers you responsible investment solutions

With ethical finance, responsible investments, application of social and environmental criteria, the search for investments that are sustainable in every sense of the term, investing is becoming more socially and environmentally conscious, and investors are taking action to make an impact. That is why we’re aligning our range of investment options with CSR values.

November 1, 2021

Apartment or house? The pros and cons

Are you struggling to choose between an apartment or house? It is a personal and subjective choice that depends not only on your budget, but also on your approach to everyday life and your lifestyle.
October 11, 2021

With our partner Amundi Asset Management, at CA next bank we advise you on responsible investing

With ethical finance, responsible investments, application of social and environmental criteria, the search for investments that are sustainable in every sense of the term, investing is becoming more socially and environmentally conscious, and investors are taking action to make an impact. With our partner Amundi, we’re stepping up to the challenges brought about by these new concerns to bring you unique solutions.

September 6, 2021

CA next bank guides you in responsible investment

With ethical finance, responsible investments, application of social and environmental criteria, the search for investments that are sustainable in every sense of the term, investing is becoming more socially and environmentally conscious, and investors increasingly activist.

August 25, 2021

The fight against corruption: A joint effort

“You shall not pass!” Remember that legendary scene in “Lord of the Rings” – the one where the wizard, Gandalf, blocks the ‘Demon of Might’ Balrog’s passage to protect his brotherhood in the Fellowship of the Ring? This is exactly the philosophy we take with our clients – the unconditional protection of their interests.
August 25, 2021

Inheritance: What does the new law say?

Swiss inheritance law was passed over a century ago. Despite a few changes, it is out of step with modern living situations and family models. Consequently, the Swiss Federal Council has been tasked with reviewing inheritance laws and providing greater flexibility. What changes does this reform involve?
June 28, 2021

Rental car excess insurance

Have you hired a car for your holiday? Focus on rental car excess insurance included with your Mastercard Viseca Gold.

June 21, 2021

Baggage insurance

Are you one of those people who can’t wait to go on holiday but are never lucky with their bags? Focus on baggage insurance included with your Mastercard Viseca Gold in the event of theft, loss or damage.

June 16, 2021

COVID: One year later, where do we stand?

A little over a year ago, the COVID-19 pandemic completely disrupted our lives and shook up the way we did things. We had to question ourselves, adapt and evolve to continue delivering the best possible quality of service to our customers and offer our help to those hardest hit by the crisis.

June 14, 2021

Medical travel assistance

Finally, we can go abroad on holiday again, but what happens if you get sick during your trip? Focus on medical assistance covered by your Mastercard Viseca.

June 7, 2021

Trip cancellation insurance

In these times of uncertain travel, it is more important than ever to know what insurance to rely on if something unexpected happens. Focus on trip cancellation insurance included with your Mastercard Viseca.

June 3, 2021

Support wall

In these challenging times, we thought it was important to highlight the kindness and support efforts happening in Geneva, and to give an extra boost to those who need it. That’s why we have provided solidarity organisations with a communication display space (the renovation enclosures in front of the Rive agency).

May 26, 2021

Equal pay is a reality at CA next bank

We are proud to have been awarded the “Fair-ON-Pay” label, which certifies that CA next bank respects equal pay for women and men, and recognises our long-standing responsible and fair pay policy.

May 25, 2021

CA next bank does not apply negative interest rates

Although several Swiss banks are seriously considering applying negative interest rates to available assets, at CA next bank we respect Crédit Agricole Group’s guarantee not to adversely impact our customers’ accounts.
May 10, 2021

Withholding tax reform: How will it affect you?

After coming into effect in Switzerland on 1 January 2021, withholding tax reform will impact taxation as of 2022 based on income reported for 2021 This reform aims to standardise cantonal practices and require equal treatment of individuals subject to ordinary taxation by filing a tax return and of those subject to withholding tax. These changes will affect Swiss residents and non-residents differently.

April 9, 2021

SARON rate mortgage at CA next bank

At CA next bank, you can take out a mortgage based on the SARON (Swiss Average Rate Overnight) rate. But what is the SARON rate?

March 24, 2021

CA next bank supports Secours d'hiver

Employees at our headquarters and in our agencies recently participated in a clothing drive for people in precarious situations in Switzerland.

March 18, 2021

Discovering securities-based loans

What is a securities-based loan? Who are they for? How do they work? Find out everything you need to know about our new product that works with investment funds.

March 5, 2021

CA next bank supports Terre des hommes

Again this year, we have bought boxes of oranges for our staff to support Terre des hommes, a Swiss not-for-profit organisation that helps vulnerable children.

January 25, 2021

Overview of the 07 March 2021 referendums

Switzerland is a direct democracy so referendums take place regularly. But it is not always easy to understand the issues behind these referendums. Here is a brief summary of the next proposals on the ballot for popular vote:

January 20, 2021

3 advantages to shopping the sales online

Do you have a hard time resisting a good deal? Stores may be closed, but you can still use your credit card to shop online and benefit from three key advantages.
January 7, 2021

Certificates of interests

The certificates of interests are available on your e-banking.

Here is how to download your certificates...

November 11, 2020

CA next bank rises to the challenge for its 20th anniversary

We wanted to give our 20th anniversary celebrations a real sense of meaning by supporting an association that is also celebrating its 20 years of existence. As part of a Solidarity Day, our employees rose to the challenge – to the tune of one million, in fact – in favour of ELA Switzerland, an association that supports families affected by leukodystrophy.
November 9, 2020

Always next to you

Following the recent measures taken by the Swiss Federal Council and cantons, we would like to reassure you that we will continue to be by your side. Your branches will remain open during their usual business hours.
October 28, 2020

Overview of the 29 November 2020 referendums

Switzerland is a direct democracy so referendums take place regularly. But it is not always easy to understand the issues behind these referendums. Here is a brief summary of the next proposals on the ballot for popular vote:

October 13, 2020

How to get a better interest rate when renewing your mortgage

Transfer your mortgage online and in 20 minutes get a personalised finance plan at a preferential rate.

Your loan is about to expire, or you want better loan terms? Transferring your mortgage is not as troublesome as it may seem. And you can save several thousand Swiss francs a year.
October 6, 2020

Two-factor authentication

In Switzerland, two-factor authentication is used to access financial services such as online banking. This process makes logging in longer and more tedious, but provides a higher level of security.
August 26, 2020

Overview of the 27 September 2020 referendums

Switzerland is a direct democracy. So referendums take place regularly. But it is not always easy to understand the issues behind these referendums. Here is a brief summary of the next proposals on the ballot for popular vote:

August 26, 2020

Saving energy and protecting the planet

At Crédit Agricole next bank we want to support our customers who take initiatives to protect our environment and our planet. So we have included a loan that promotes energy efficiency in our mortgage offering.
June 2, 2020

Standing together against COVID-19

In these challenging times, we want to support people in tackling the crisis and are committed to the fight against COVID-19, through several initiatives.
June 2, 2020

What type of savings should you choose?

Traditional savings, investment funds, pension plans, or all three at the same time? What are the advantages and disadvantages of each savings option? How can you choose?
March 25, 2020

There for you... even at a distance

In this uncertain and challenging time, we think it is important for you to know that we are still there for you, and that we are doing everything we can to provide you with uninterrupted, high-quality service.

To protect you and our staff from the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and to comply with the instructions issued by the Swiss authorities, we must all avoid any unnecessary contact. That is why we have decided to close reception desks in our branches (except the Geneva Cornavin branch) and to encourage remote advice meetings.

November 20, 2019

What is my money used for?

With the steady drop in savings rates, investing in the real economy is an appealing alternative, but what exactly is your money used for in that case?
August 21, 2019

Which types of insurance are mandatory?

Many types of insurance are available in Switzerland. But how can you understand it all? Which are mandatory and which are optional... but highly recommended?
June 19, 2019

Dreaming of a new kitchen?

Can’t bear your outdated and impractical kitchen anymore? Want to renovate this key room in your home? Discover current trends.
April 4, 2019

Contactless payment

Have you ever seen this logo picto sans contact on your credit or debit card? If so, it's because you can make payments easily by using the contactless function simply by holding your card up to a compatible payment terminal. 
March 8, 2019

CA next bank introduces its new chatbot

Need help securing a mortgage? Have a query regarding the use of your online banking account or Maestro card? Your new virtual assistant, Nexi, will be happy to help.
March 1, 2019

Ski holidays: go covered

Find out how to benefit from comprehensive insurance coverage for you and your family during your ski trip.
February 20, 2019

Portrait of an expat #1

32-year old French expat, Isabelle, has been in Switzerland for over two years. She tells us about how she settled into life in Geneva.
February 4, 2019

Results of our ‘Swiss Canyon Trail’ contest

Here is the list of participants drawn out of a hat following their participation in our ‘Swiss Canyon Trail’ contest which took place between 10 and 31 January 2019 on the Socialshaker platform
December 20, 2018

Construction: be careful with overspends

Are you buying off plan, and dream of modifying everything to your own taste? To avoid any unpleasant surprises, it is important to take into account the costs resulting from overspends.
October 16, 2018

What are the advantages of partial consolidation?

A construction loan changes into a mortgage loan once the building work has been completed, but it is possible before that to carry out a partial consolidation, and there are some advantages to doing so.
August 17, 2018

Instant exchange soon possible

Crédit Agricole next Bank and Crédit Agricole des Savoie are testing an application for making real-time CHF–EUR exchange transactions.
July 27, 2018

Buying a property with your partner

Living as a common-law couple does not prevent you from buying a property together, but there are a few important points to take into consideration.
July 26, 2018

What are your banking needs?

Your banking needs evolve over the different stages of your life. That’s why Crédit Agricole next bank offers to give you personalised assistance in harmony with your plans.
May 23, 2018

Rental deposits: what solutions are there?

In order to rent a property, the landlord will usually require a rental deposit. In addition to a traditional bank deposit, there are now other solutions that don't involve having to lock your money away.
May 15, 2018

LPP: withdrawal or collateral?

When you use your 2nd pillar (LPP) to make up part of your equity in a mortgage loan, you have two options: early withdrawal, or pledging it as collateral. How do you choose?
April 20, 2018

Buy old or new?

Old-style charm or all the mod cons? Buying a home is down to taste, but also costs. Time, location and budget are all factors that may influence your decision.

February 21, 2018

It still pays to save

In the current climate, savings account interest rates have generally been lowered. Does this mean you have to turn to riskier investments to make your money grow? No, because with us traditional savings still pay.
February 16, 2018

Pay less for your skiing (or other) holidays

Equipment, accommodation, holiday package... The cost of a winter vacation can quickly start to add up. Get the most out of your budget by avoiding to pay for unnecessary insurance.
February 1, 2018

Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI)

Who? What? Why? Your rights.

The Federal Automatic Tax Information Exchange Act (AEOI) came into force on 1st January 2017. The first data will be exchanged in 2018. Who is affected? What data is transmitted? What is it for?

December 27, 2017

Automatic exchange of information and banking secrecy

Since 1st January 2017, Switzerland has been participating in the Automatic Exchange of Information, also known by the acronym “AEOI”, with the OECD and the G20 member countries. This international standard aims to strengthen fiscal transparency.

December 21, 2017

Expat-Expo : Our draw result

On Sunday the 5th of November 2017, Crédit Agricole next bank’s advisors were present at the Expat-Expo fair to cater to the needs of expatriates having relocated to Switzerland.

December 6, 2017

Our advice for Christmas: #1 shopping online

Less than 25 days to go until Christmas and you still haven’t started your shopping? Not keen to sacrifice your weekends to rushing around crowded stores trying to find the latest trendy toy? Don’t panic! Using your credit card to do your Christmas shopping online is the ideal solution for keeping Christmas magical.
November 10, 2017

EUR/CHF transfers: our advice for saving time and money

Do you spend your life between Switzerland and its neighbouring countries? Are you thinking of doing some of your Christmas shopping abroad? Are you planning a holiday in the Eurozone? Check out our EUR/CHF exchange tips for getting the most out of your budget.
October 27, 2017

Health insurance: our solutions for coping with the increase in premiums

Last September, Alain Berset, the federal councillor in charge of health and welfare, announced that premiums would be increased in 2018 by an average of 4%. Here are some suggestions from us on how you can cope with this increase to ensure you have quality health insurance while keeping your costs down.
August 3, 2017

Enjoy your holidays without breaking the bank

Imagine holidaying without having to worry about money! Summer is the time of year when we tend to blow our savings. Discover some excellent ways to save during the summer holidays.
June 15, 2017

Holiday Checklist

You're on the final stretch… just a few more days until your holiday! This checklist should help put you at ease before you travel.
June 6, 2017

How much is your wedding budget?

Your wedding, it’s something you dream about! But how much is it going to cost you, and what do you need to include in the budget?
June 1, 2017

Taxation on second homes

Are you thinking of buying a holiday home? What are the tax implications of acquiring a second home in Switzerland or abroad?
May 18, 2017

Taking stock of your finances

After spring cleaning your home, and before you start to focus on your summer vacation, it's time to take stock of your finances.
May 16, 2017

2017: buying a home stays cheaper than renting

Pierre Fortis, Director of Lending and Bank Product Divisions of Crédit Agricole next bank and part of the Bank’s Executive Team, sheds light on the state of the Swiss mortgage market.
May 9, 2017

Evolution of remote banking

More and more, banks are offering remote services, but what exactly is meant by this term? How has the relationship between banks and their clients evolved?
February 23, 2017

3 tips for optimising your bonus

Are you fortunate enough to have received a bonus and do not want to spend it immediately? Optimise this income by choosing one of these solutions...
January 13, 2017

Your credit card during the sales: friend or foe?

We often use a credit card for making huge purchases, and this can be frightening at sales time...What if, on the contrary, your card turned out to be your best ally for sensible shopping in the sales?
October 13, 2016

4 easy-to-manage saving tips

Do you find it hard to save? Do you feel like you're not putting enough money aside? Here are some simple tips to start saving...

September 7, 2016

Managing money as a couple: testimonies

Following the article about money matters as a couple, here are 3 testimonies which show the various ways bank accounts can be managed in a relationship...
October 12, 2015

Campaign to protect Lake Geneva

On 1 October, Crédit Agricole Financements organised its first volunteering day together with the association ASL (Association pour la sauvegarde du Léman – Association for the Protection of Lake Geneva).

August 31, 2015

Partnership with the FHNW Art Institute

When our new Basel branch was officially opened, Crédit Agricole Financements (Suisse) (CAFS) entered into a partnership with the Art Institute at the University ...

June 8, 2015


We are pleased to announce the opening of our new relocated branch in bASEL. More practical – Our new branch is located ...