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Top 4 reasons you need a financial plan

Financial planning isn’t just for ultra-wealthy people moving money between complicated, exotically named investment vehicles. In reality, a financial plan is an important tool for anyone who wants to manage…

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Pay Yourself First: the benefits of forced saving

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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Socially Responsible Investing 101

Environmental sustainability is a big part of what we do here at Coast Capital. We’re proud to be a Certified B Corporation®  which means that we meet the highest standards…

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Keeping a long-term view on the market

It’s no secret that the spread of COVID-19 across the world has resulted in increased market volatility and decreased market values. Although this is obviously not ideal market behaviour, it’s…

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A guide to emergency savings

None of us stopped to consider the implications of a global pandemic in our wallets because, really, who knew? But it’s times like these that hammer home the reason we…

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How to automate saving

Don’t sweat it. It’s not as complicated as it sounds. You won’t have to code some sort of algorithm to control your online banking. In fact, it takes less than…

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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, term deposits—all the terms, really. It allows you to…

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5 quick tips to make the most of a TFSA

A tax-free savings account (TFSA) is like a bottle of red wine – it gets better with age. Compound interest and yearly contribution allowances enhance its benefits with time. Not…

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5 Quick Tips for RRSP Season

For most people, a Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) is that thing you’re putting money into to save for retirement. And you’re right, it is. But beyond that, many people’s…

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How a loan can put you on top during RRSP season

The RRSP contribution deadline is just around the corner. Come March 1, it’s a ‘snooze you lose’-type situation if you want your contribution to count for the year. Like many…

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5 Quick Tips for RRSP Season

For most people, a Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) is that thing you’re putting money into to save for retirement. And you’re right, it is. But beyond that, many people’s…

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A guide to emergency savings

None of us stopped to consider the implications of a global pandemic in our wallets because, really, who knew? But it’s times like these that hammer home the reason we…