Managing Your Money

Wondering where to start to save up for a down payment?

Buying a home is possibly the biggest purchase you’ll ever make. Beyond shopping for a great rate and figuring out what your new monthly budget could look like, you need to…

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Managing Your Money

Making complicated money matters easier.

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Making complicated money matters easier.

Managing Your Money

How much does parental leave actually pay?

You will always remember the joy you felt welcoming your child into the world. You’ll remember the stress, too – and not just because your baby will keep you up…

Managing Your Money

Ultimate baby budget checklist.

With a baby on the way, odds are you have more than one or two things on your mind–and we’re willing to guess money is one of them. To help…

Managing Your Money

What to consider before joining finances with your partner.

Marriage changes the way you think about money. It encourages you to consider how your spending and savings decisions will impact not just yourself but your partner, too. That’s why…

Grow Your Money

Tips to help you make the most of your investments.

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Tips to help you make the most of your investments.

Grow Your Money

How to prepare for a market slowdown.

It’s okay to feel concerned about recent economic news. Despite what you may have heard, there are reasons for optimism, and things you can do now to prepare for a…

Grow Your Money

How to choose the right GIC for your goals.

It may seem particularly challenging right now to save for the future, but we promise there’s a way. Even though inflation and rising interest rates have dimmed economic forecasts for…

Grow Your Money

Surviving the Bear.

In mid June, the S&P 500 officially entered “Bear Market” territory, meaning it’s dropped 20% in value from the last market peak. Signs of this drop can be seen in…

Working at Coast

All about working at Coast Capital Savings.

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All about working at Coast Capital Savings.

Working at Coast

Finding real purpose: Championing employees of all backgrounds.

At Coast Capital, our purpose, shared values and behaviours drive us to build better, brighter and more inclusive futures for everyone, including our employees. We recognize our key role as…

Working at Coast

Finding real purpose | Supporting the causes our employees care about.

Coast Capital’s employees are passionate about the communities they live, work and serve in. So passionate, in fact, that our employees volunteered a total of 6,000 hours to 287 community…

Working at Coast

Pronouns matter at Coast Capital

At Coast Capital, we seek to foster a welcoming and inclusive environment for our members, employees and the communities we serve. We believe there is nothing more empowering, or important…

Small Business Centre

Tips and articles to help your small business thrive.

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Tips and articles to help your small business thrive.

Small Business Centre

Chequing vs Savings vs GICs: How much should go where?

It can be confusing, as a business owner, trying to balance having access to cash with growing your returns – but we’re here to make it simple. Learn more about…

Small Business Centre

How to invest and grow your money outside your business.

It may seem particularly challenging right now to save for the future, but we promise there’s a way. Even though inflation and rising interest rates have dimmed economic forecasts for…

Small Business Centre

The upside of a down market.

Rising interest rates and volatile markets have certainly caused quite a bit of concern for Canadians over the past several weeks—but that doesn’t mean there aren’t silver linings to be…

The Art of the Side Hustle

Tips for how to become your own boss.

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Tips for how to become your own boss.

The Art of the Side Hustle

The gig worker savings plan.

The gig economy is no longer just for side hustlers. It’s become an important aspect of work life for many people. Gig workers—defined as those who participate in short-term contracts…

The Art of the Side Hustle

Bookkeeping secrets for the gig economy

Bookkeeping secrets for the gig economy Managing your own books can send shivers down the spines of even the bravest of freelancers. Whether you’re spearheading your own startup, consulting on…

The Art of the Side Hustle

How to promote your side hustle like a full-fledged business

Side hustles are here to stay. According to Statistics Canada, the number of Canadian gig workers jumped by 70 percent between 2005 and 2016—that’s an increase of 1 million to 1.7 million…

Career Corner

Explore articles for those starting or transitioning their careers.

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Explore articles for those starting or transitioning their careers.

Career Corner

5 ways to successfully reenter the workforce

In today’s transitioning job market, it’s becoming increasingly more common for people to take a break from full-time work. The reasons could be vast and varied: the need to care…

Career Corner

A job-seeker’s guide to networking in a virtual world

Living through a pandemic is tough enough. But for Canadians who have lost their jobs, social distancing makes it even harder to connect with past colleagues or other contacts, especially…

Career Corner

Life after CERB: What happens when benefits end?

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) has been a lifesaver for many cash-strapped Canadians since COVID-19 forced widespread layoffs and business closures, providing $2,000 per month to more than 8.5…