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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

Your new home: Demystifying the down payment

If you’ve got “real estate fever,” it’s most likely not by accident: Pent-up demand and lower household spending as a result of the lockdown have caused the Canadian housing market…

Managing Your Money

4 things you need to know about the 2021 tax season

The COVID-19 pandemic has, and continues to, impact every aspect of our lives. And for many the pandemic has had a direct impact on finances. As we approach the tax…

Managing Your Money

How CERB could impact your taxes | Global Morning News

  This past year many British Columbians received CERB or other emergency benefits to help them through the economic impact of COVID-19. But those benefits could have a major impact…

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

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…

Grow Your Money

All about TFSAs and when they’re worth it

What is a TFSA? At its core, a TFSA is a savings account—a savings account where you never have to pay taxes. But it’s regulated by the federal government, not…

Grow Your Money

5 ways to train your brain to save in 2021

We get it: “Saving for a rainy day” is the right thing to do—the kind of sage advice Dad might offer. But for most of us, it feels far more…

In Your Community

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Learn more about how we help youth in your community.

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…

In Your Community

Adapting during COVID-19: Out In Schools

When a global pandemic requires us to distance from each other, it’s critical to do our best to stay connected. Especially with those who are young and in need of…

In Your Community

Meet the 2020 Vancouver Island Youth Community Council

The Coast Capital Youth Community Councils empower young leaders to make investment recommendations in local youth initiatives. In 2019, the Youth Community Councils allocated nearly $1.5 million in grants to almost 100…

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

Giving up control to accept success: advice from Cold Comfort Ice Cream

As their tagline promises, Cold Comfort Ice Cream has been “Doing whatever the hell we feel like since 2010”. Sticking to her outside-the-carton thinking has served Owner and Founder Autumn…

Small Business Centre

Building purpose into your business: advice from Period Aisle

“Don’t grow for the sake of growth, or sell products for the sake of capitalism.” Says CEO and co-founder of Period Aisle Suzanne Siemens, “Start your business with a meaningful…

Small Business Centre

A small and steady start ends in bigger gains: advice from Iron Alley Gym

Becoming a successful business owner doesn’t happen overnight. Especially in a venture completely outside your element. Sharon Prokophuk, co-owner of Iron Alley Gym learned that pretty quickly. In 2018 she…

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

All about working at Coast Capital Savings.

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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

Investing smart in a gig economy

Click on the finance tab of any news site, and you’re bound to find ample investment advice. But for the growing sector of freelancers and self-employed people who make up…

The Art of the Side Hustle

From hobby, to side hustle, to success: advice from Luna Collective

Eryn Beattie, the owner of Luna Collective, is a licensed nurse by trade—but you might not guess that walking into her small, brick vintage and handmade goods shop located in…

The Art of the Side Hustle

How to turn your hobby into a side hustle

Do you have a hobby outside of your regular 9-to-5 that you’re passionate about? Or do you just need some extra cash and have a skillset you can utilize? Well, the…

Career Corner

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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…

Career Corner

6 financial tips for recent grads and career changes

Whether you’ve just accepted your first job out of college or are a workforce veteran changing from one line of work to another, career moves can have a big impact…