What to do with your income tax refund

  If you filed your income taxes by the April 30 deadline and are expecting a refund, you could soon see the money in your account. Branch Manager Jas Dhillon…

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…

Managing Your Money

Your new home: Demystifying the down payment

If you’ve got “real estate fever,” it’s most likely not by accident: Pent-up demand and lower household spending as a result of the lockdown have caused the Canadian housing market…

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…

Managing Your Money

Financial Literacy: So, what exactly is financial literacy anyway?

Financial Literacy Series: What is financial literacy, and why is it so important? You probably spend money almost every day. But that doesn’t mean you’re necessarily an expert on it.…

Grow Your Money

How Financial Planners can optimize your savings strategy

We often associate Financial Planners with our ultimate savings goal—retirement. They help us create an effective retirement income strategy so we can live our later years as relaxed—or adventurous—as we…

Grow Your Money

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…

Grow Your Money

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…

Grow Your Money

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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