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How porting your mortgage can save you money

Are you in your forever home? Do you plan to move sometime soon? Regardless of which life stage you’re in, as a homeowner, the option to port or move your…

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Is all debt bad?

Debt doesn’t have to be a dirty word. Sometimes you need to take on debt to reach a milestone in life like going to school or buying a house. For…

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The value of working with a Financial Planner.

Let’s face it – money can be a topic that not a lot of people enjoy openly discussing. It can also be kind of confusing. But it shouldn’t be. With…

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How to set a budget you’ll actually use.

Budgets. A word many people dread because of its association with restrictions, hassle, and headaches. But unlike your favourite hairdo from the early 90s, budgets are still in style –…

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Your child could be eligible for more than $10,000 in RESP grants

Are you feeling the financial stress that comes with sending a kid off to college one day? You’re not alone. It turns out that 74% of parents feel stressed about…

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4 tips to hack your loan

Carrying around the burden of debt is never easy but there are ways to help lessen the pain of paying. Here are some simple suggestions to help you pay down…

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The cost of high gas prices and tips to reduce impact

We’re feeling that financial pinch at the pump every time we pull up to the gas station. It seems like it’s always a gamble–will the cost be high or will…

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5 things you can do with $300

For a limited time, when you open a membership with Coast Capital, you’ll get a $300 bonus,* plus no monthly fees. So what will you do with your extra cash?…

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Finance books that won’t put you to sleep

Since you’re here, we can assume that you’re either interested in reading about personal finances but you often find yourself bored and confused, or you love reading about it as…

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What to do with your tax refund

A refund is basically free money, right? Once you receive your tax return, your knee-jerk reaction may be to spend it on a new spring wardrobe or hop on a…

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RRSP vs TFSA. Which is better for you?

TFSA (Tax-Free Savings Account), RRSP (Registered Retired Savings Plan), TMATC (Too Many Acronyms to Count)… Ok, we might have made up that last one. But with RRSP contribution deadline just…

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Holiday shopping on a budget

The arrival of December usually means one thing: the holidays are upon us. You may have already opened up a few doors on your advent calendar. An influx of festive…

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