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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Learn the ins and outs of the most important retirement account.

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Learn the ins and outs of the most important retirement account.

RRSP

Guide to maximizing your 2021 year-end contributions.

Celebrations, shopping, gifting, vacations—the holidays often conjure up more reasons to spend than to save. But the end of the year actually presents a good opportunity to shore up financial…

Grow Your Money

Top 10 Ways to Grow Your RRSP

Saving for retirement might seem straightforward on paper, but truthfully, there’s an art to building your “RRSP empire.” In fact, many Canadians still struggle to understand registered retirement savings plans and how…

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…

TFSA

Take advantage and make the most of this registered account.

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Take advantage and make the most of this registered account.

Grow Your Money

How to make your money work as hard as it can

While most Canadians are interested in increasing their financial stability, the exact way to go about it can seem complicated. Those with little in the way of savings might feel like…

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

How a TFSA can up your investment game

A Tax-Free Savings Account (or TFSA) is one of the more flexible financial tools available to us. It’s great for the long-term, short-term, GICs—all the terms, really. It allows you to earn…

GIC

Everything you need to know about GICs in one place.

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Everything you need to know about GICs in one place.

GIC

Balancing risk and reward with market-linked GICs

When it comes to investing, there are many different strategies you can try. For example, if you invest in stocks, you have an opportunity of getting higher returns. However, it’s…

GIC

All about GICs (term deposits)

What exactly is a GIC, and how does it work? We’ve put together a guide to understanding all things GIC – that includes how they play into your financial plan…

Managing Your Money

Making complicated money matters easier.

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Making complicated money matters easier.

Managing Your Money

Budgeting for the year ahead | Global Morning News

  The start of the new year is the perfect time to set some financial goals, and putting together a budget can be a great first step. For more on…

Managing Your Money

Holiday spending tips to stay on budget | Global Morning News

  Holiday spending is expected to return to pre-pandemic levels this year, but what does that mean for your household finances? For more on that, and some budgeting tips, we’re…

Managing Your Money

The smart guide to refinancing your auto loan.

Love the benefits of having a car? There may even be more to love—refinancing your auto loan could save you money. But this savings option is often overlooked when shoring…

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

What is a RRIF, and how does it work?

So, for as long as you can remember, you’ve been saving for retirement inside your RRSP account. And now, retirement is just around the corner. Good news: it’s almost time…

Grow Your Money

Saving for a post-secondary education: Global Morning News

  For people who have kids in their final years of high school or those just starting post-secondary, this time of year can be stressful when you think about all…

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How to maximize the power of an RESP.

Parents are often busy with the obvious items when sending their kids off to school, like stocking up on school supplies and planning after-school activities—both important tasks. But there’s an…

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,…

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

Small Business Guide: How to manage debt

Even though taking on debt is incredibly common, and in some circumstances even expected in order to run and grow a business, that four-letter word still causes entrepreneurs a lot…

Small Business Centre

Open for business: Best ways to follow British Columbia’s Restart plan

During the COVID-19 pandemic, online retail experienced a buying boom. But many small businesses, sole proprietors, and those in the trades were left to wait things out. Now, the BC…

Small Business Centre

CEBA’s last stand: What happens after the application deadline?

The final application deadline for the Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) program has passed. Lasting nearly 15 months, prime minister Trudeau’s relief program provided interest-free loans of up to $60,000…

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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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…