Managing Your Money

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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Common mistakes first time homebuyers make

Without a doubt, buying a house is probably one of the biggest purchases you’ll ever make. And planning for your first one is an even bigger battle. But fear not.…

First Time Homebuyer Mistakes
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Planning like a boss to afford that mortgage

It’s mortgage season, rates are low, and people are hunting for that perfect home. But with housing prices at an all-time high, affordability remains a challenge. So how do you…

Planning like a boss to afford that mortgage
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Mortgage myth busters to boost your financial IQ

Congratulations. You’re finally able to afford that mortgage for the house of your dreams, and you’re ready to start your search for the perfect home and the right mortgage to…

Mortgage myth busters to boost your financial IQ
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Put money back in your pocket by refinancing your auto loan

Being locked into a less-than-ideal loan or lease is the modern-day equivalent of dragging around a ball and chain. Refinancing the loan on your existing vehicle could help you keep…

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How to spring clean your finances.

Whether the weather agrees with it or not, spring has sprung. In between rain showers, be sure to crack open those windows, let the fresh air in, and brush any…

Spring Cleaning your Finances
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Tips for making your last minute RRSP contribution

Now that we’re nearing the tail-end of RRSP season, you may find yourself wishing you had an extra couple of weeks to think about making your RRSP contribution. RRSPs are…

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The 4 pillars of investing and how they can help you

While there’s no such thing as an investment magic 8 ball to help you invest your hard earned savings, there are some key rules our experts advise you to follow.…

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Making sense of the costs of investing

Understanding the costs of investing can be confusing and overwhelming at times. With all of the different ratios and acronyms, it sometimes feels like you need a decoder to make…

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5 Tips for Financial Well-being in Retirement

Here are five timely tips that will help you maximize the benefits of RRSPs for your future. 1. Work out how much you’ll need to retire In general, you need…