Managing Your Money

RRSP vs TFSA. Which is better for you?

The great debate: TFSA vs RRSP With the RRSP contribution deadline just around the corner, it’s important to know about all your savings options. Today we break down which savings…

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Managing Your Money

Making complicated money matters easier.

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Making complicated money matters easier.

Managing Your Money

6 steps to building a successful household budget

Managing your family’s money can seem intimidating, but getting a better handle on your finances is actually more straightforward that it seems. The key to feeling confident about your household finances,…

Managing Your Money

All about HELOCs and home renovations

Help fund your next renovation with a low-cost HELOC and refresh your home’s look Dreaming about that kitchen island? Dying to blow out your attic and create a master bedroom?…

Managing Your Money

Making it through uncertain times: 4 financial lessons from 2020

The coronavirus crisis has imposed unprecedented challenges on businesses and individuals around the world. But at the same time, it’s provided learning opportunities as well. A crisis situation can reveal…

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

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…

Grow Your Money

How to invest as a student (or beginner)

A Realistic Investing Guide for Students and Those Just Starting Out If you’ve managed to balance your budget, and even save some money while at university or work, you may…

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

Partnership and perseverance: advice from Studiothink

“We don’t do mediocre.” said Creative Director and Founder of Studiothink Sherry Jacobi, “And not just in work. It goes beyond that.” Headquartered in Cloverdale, Jacobi and her business partner…

Small Business Centre

Retaining employees and keeping them happy during trying times—a pandemic plan

Curbside sales, ecommerce strategies, staff layoffs—it’s been a rollercoaster year for many Canadian small business owners. Events like a global pandemic can take their toll on an enterprise, from both…

Small Business Centre

Owner know-how: Should I invest through my corporation or on my own?

Many business owners who are passionate about what they do often have trouble separating themselves from their company. But as tax time approaches, some Canadian small business owners and professionals…

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…

In Your Community

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

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…

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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,…

Working at Coast

Coast Capital named on Best for the World list

Over a year ago Coast Capital became a B Corp, joining a growing movement of change-makers using business as a force for good. And now, in just one year, we’re…

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

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…

The Art of the Side Hustle

Starting a business in pandemic times: PART 1 – Adapt to new realities

Starting a business in pandemic times — PART 1: Adapt to a new normal Welcome to the first article of a three-part series on what it takes to start a…

Career Corner

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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…

Career Corner

How to budget your CERB

Millions of Canadians have applied to receive the Federal Government’s CERB, and many are starting to see the cheques appear in their accounts. In unprecedented times such as these, it’s…