Grow Your Money

Pay Yourself First: the benefits of automatic savings.

Regular savings are an important part of financial health, whether you’re building up an emergency fund or saving for a comfortable retirement. Unfortunately, it’s not always easy to put aside…

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Managing Your Money

Making complicated money matters easier.

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Making complicated money matters easier.

Managing Your Money

Getting current with cryptocurrency

Even though cryptocurrency was first introduced in the late 1980s, the digital form of payment didn’t really take off until 2008 when people started to think of cryptocurrency as a…

Managing Your Money

Understanding your credit score: Global Morning News

  Good credit is important for your financial health, but the problem is not a lot of people really understand how credit scores work. For more on that we are…

Managing Your Money

Myths about credit scores: Global Morning News

  A good credit score can have a major impact on big purchases like a car or a house, but the credit rating system can be a little bit confusing…

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…

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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…

In Your Community

Learn more about how we help youth in your community.

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Learn more about how we help youth in your community.

In Your Community

Taking part in Giving Tuesday and other charitable efforts.

For the past nine years, Giving Tuesday, on November 30, has marked the opening day of giving season by encouraging people to donate money, time, or other resources to their…

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…

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…

News & Innovation

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News & Innovation

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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One employee’s take on financial literacy

At Coast Capital, we’re all about helping our members achieve financial well-being, and our employees are a key part in helping us deliver on this. We recently ran a contest…

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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…

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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,…

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

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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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…