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Want to diversify into real estate? Here are the facts

There’s no denying that homeownership may feel out of reach for some Canadians. The average house price in Canada was $531,000 in 2020. And if you live in the greater. Vancouver…

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Managing Your Money

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Making complicated money matters easier.

Managing Your Money

BC Mortgage Survey 2021 | How low interest rates affect existing, prospective homeowners

Low interest rates continue to drive both confidence and pressure for British Columbians A poll hosted on the Angus Reid Forum for Coast Capital suggests that current low interest rates…

Managing Your Money

Choosing the right neighbourhood for kids and commute: A homebuyers’ guide

When looking to buy a new home, there’s nothing wrong with wanting it all—a close commute, low taxes, a top school district, and a great community. In 2020, a record-breaking number…

Managing Your Money

Managing finances for freelancers: Global Morning News

  The gig economy has grown during the pandemic as people look for different ways to earn money. But with no set sallary, finances can be difficult to juggle. Joining…

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

Investing during times of market instability

The state of the Canadian economy may be uncertain, especially with COVID-19 causing such chaotic fluctuations, but that doesn’t mean you have to ditch your investing goals. “It makes sense…

Grow Your Money

Guide for first-time homebuyers: Stage one—How to get ready

Buying a home will likely be the largest purchase of your life, so how do you know you’re ready to own one? Apparently, the majority of Canadians are up for…

Grow Your Money

Want to diversify into real estate? Here are the facts

There’s no denying that homeownership may feel out of reach for some Canadians. The average house price in Canada was $531,000 in 2020. And if you live in the greater. Vancouver…

In Your Community

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Learn more about how we help youth in your community.

In Your Community

Indigenous Peoples Day: Celebrate with purchasing power

National Indigenous Peoples Day is a celebration of the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of the Indigenous peoples of Canada. It’s also an opportunity to showcase the art,…

In Your Community

Rebel with a cause: How to start a charity

Christina Wong discovered her passion for helping others over 15 years ago. But it took her over a decade to brave the unknown, veer off the path her parents put…

In Your Community

Event Highlights: An Evening of Community Celebration

On September 21st, Coast Capital hosted “An Evening of Community Celebration”, a virtual event to honour and thank our Charity Golf Tournament stakeholders. This event gave us an opportunity to…

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

Get essential advice for every aspect of your business

It’s easier than you think to gain access to practical tools and insights that can help you grow your business. The Business Resilience Program, from Spring Activator—a leading global organization that…

Small Business Centre

How equipment financing can benefit your business

There are many contributing factors to running a successful business: great leadership, team engagement and the right working tools and equipment. That last piece can sometimes be pricey or unexpected.…

Small Business Centre

Strong foundational roots: family business advice from mother-daughter duo

Umeeda Switlo, marine biologist and co-owner of Naledo was in Belize working when she stumbled upon a diasporic community that migrated from India. This community had been growing turmeric since…

News & Innovation

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Coast Capital launches fully automated Digital Membership Opening for Business

Coast Capital successfully launched end-to-end digital membership opening for personal members in 2017, and in 2019 began offering digital membership opening for Commercial Partnerships and Sole Proprietorship businesses. We’re excited…

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Coast Capital is a credit union. But what does that mean?

  Back in the 1940s, it was difficult for people to get access to the banking services that they really needed. Credit unions came to the rescue of communities across…

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Why we’re proud to be a Certified B Corp®

Coast Capital recently became a Certified B Corporation®, joining a growing movement of change-makers using business as a force for good. But what does that really mean? We sat down with…

Working at Coast

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All about working at Coast Capital Savings.

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…

Working at Coast

Pride Inclusivity Network (PIN): Interview with Rachel Coyle and Ryan Pedwell

In an effort to shine a light on Coast Capital’s Diversity & Inclusion Advocacy, and celebrate the leadership of our Pride Inclusivity Network (PIN), we took the opportunity to speak…

Working at Coast

Power to the World: From Coast to Kathmandu

Empowering and encouraging our employees to give back by volunteering is a big part of what we do here at Coast Capital. We believe that when you give your time,…

Staying Secure

Your security is our priority. Make it yours too with these helpful articles.

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Your security is our priority. Make it yours too with these helpful articles.

Staying Secure

Cyber security during COVID-19 | Global Morning News

  As more communication has moved online during the pandemic, it’s brought about more opportunities for cyber criminals to defraud people. Joining us to talk about cyber security is Jas Dhillon…

Staying Secure

How to protect yourself online

The internet is a part of most peoples’ daily lives now. Shopping, banking, networking – you name it, we do it online. It’s also a point of weakness for fraudsters…

Staying Secure

Protecting yourself on your phone

We get it – your phone is your life line. We like our phones just as much as the next person, but it’s important to make sure you’re using it…

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

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…

The Art of the Side Hustle

Getting in on the sharing economy

To say the pandemic has put all aspects of the Canadian economy to the test is probably an understatement. But one area of business that has experienced more of an…

Career Corner

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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…