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November
Coast Capital Savings becomes Canada’s second federal credit union (Co-operative News)
Canadian credit union Coast Capital Savings has been given the approval to become a federally regulated financial institution.
November 19, 2018
Money Monitor: Lines blurred between credit unions, banks (The Chronicle Herald)
Distinctions between credit unions and private banks are fading as online banking, changing regulations, and competition have changed the retail banking landscape, but a few fundamental differences remain for those undecided between the two.
November 16, 2018
Dividing lines between credit unions, banks blurring but key differences remain (CBC news)
Distinctions between credit unions and private banks are fading as online banking, changing regulations, and competition have changed the retail banking landscape, but a few fundamental differences remain for those undecided between the two.
November 15, 2018
Financial Literacy Month: How to talk to kids about money (Global News)
It’s never too late to educate young people about finances. Tyler Saito with Coast Capital Savings outlines the best ways to talk to your kids about money.
November 15, 2018
October
Central Okanagan students receive Coast Capital education awards (Kelowna Capital News)
Three students from the Central Okanagan school district are among 60 high school graduates selected to receive Coast Capital Youth Get It Education Awards for their commitment to pursue post-secondary studies in spite of significant adversity.
October 31, 2018
Details and date set for Surrey Tree Lighting Festival, with ‘Holiday Fun Zone’ and more (Surrey Now Leader)
Singer Warren Dean Flandez, Dawn Pemberton and Jessie Farrell will be among performers at this year’s Surrey Tree Lighting Festival, event organizers announced Thursday.
October 25, 2018
September
Coast Capital golf tourney raises record-breaking $300K for mental health research (Peace Arch News)
In its 17th year, the Coast Capital Savings Charity Golf Tournament raised a record-breaking $300,000 for mental health research.
September 14, 2018
Six ways to stop money coming between you and your partner (Straight)
First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes—inevitably—arguments about money. Even if you think you’ve hit the jackpot—metaphorically speaking—with your significant other, the chances are, you are not the exception to the rule.
September 11, 2018
August
Amid Vancouver housing crunch, students choosing Mom and Dad as landlord (Global News)
With just days until classes pick up again for the school year, thousands of students are pouring back onto campuses across B.C. And while it’s weeks until the first midterm, many of them are already facing stress of another kind: keeping a roof over their heads.
August 30, 2018
The money management mistake that could be costing you millions (Straight)
According to census data announced last year, almost 68 percent of Canadian households with a major earner aged 25 to 34 are saving for retirement.
August 29, 2018
Daily bite: feat on the FEASTival of Flavours at the Richmond World Festival (Eat North)
Richmond’s major multicultural festival is celebrating culinary and culture this Labour Day long weekend.
August 22, 2018
8 Back to school banking basics every student should know (Straight)
After a long and eventful summer, swimsuits have now been relegated to the sales racks, and the shelves are now stocked with all manner of student essentials.
August 22, 2018
Money talks: a new way to think about your finances (Straight)
Given how much we are willing to divulge about almost every other aspect of our lives, it seems unusual that being open about our finances still feels somewhat taboo.
August 9, 2018
June
Helping 40,000 young people in Canada gain skills and find jobs (Newswire)
In Canada, more than 840,000 young people are unemployed, or not receiving the education and training they need to build a future for themselves. By working closely with Canadian businesses, the Government of Canada is making sure that more young Canadians – of all backgrounds and abilities – have the skills and work experience they need to find and maintain good jobs.
June 27, 2018
Summer Games equipment funding will have lasting impact (Ladysmith Chronicles)
Athletes at the Cowichan 2018 BC Summer Games will benefit from $40,000 in equipment funding announced last week, much of which will have a permanent impact on sports in the Cowichan Valley.
June 21, 2018
Personal Investor: How does your mobile bank measure up? (BNNBloomberg)
Mobile banking has come a long way over the past two decades. A new generation of tech-friendly customers has set the bar high and it seems the banking industry is delivering.
June 20, 2018
"BoosterBuddy" app aims at supporting student’s mental health (myComoxValleyNow)
Over 200,000 people have downloaded an app designed to support mental health in youth and young adults.
June 18, 2018
Young British Columbians are "seriously considering" moving to avoid high home ownership costs: poll (BuzzBuzzNews)
The majority of young British Columbians believe it’s impossible to buy a house in the province’s pricey real estate market, and as a result, they’re thinking of moving to less expensive housing markets.
June 12, 2018
Can't afford to stay (Castanet)
Many young British Columbians fear they may never be able to afford to own their own home. A new study by Insights West and Coast Capital Savings reveals more than half admit they are struggling financially, and not saving for the future.
June 8, 2018
Vancouver’s housing market stokes fears of a ‘brain drain’ of millennials from the region: study (Global BC Online Story )
Coast Capital Savings and Insights West commission survey about youth, housing and possible ‘brain drain’ in the region.
June 6, 2018
Millennials consider leaving Metro Vancouver because of house prices (Global BC Story )
Coast Capital Savings and Insights West commission survey about youth, housing and possible ‘brain drain’ in the region.
June 6, 2018
April
Saanich student is in money with internship (Victoria News)
Shae-Linn Davies, Youth Get It Intern, reflects on her internship at Coast Capital Savings.
April 4, 2018
March
Teen parents get healthy start (Kelowna Capital News)
Coast Capital Savings Credit Union recently donated $16,000 to the YMCA’s Young Parent program.
March 30, 2018
Victoria Foundation leads vital conversation on youth mental health (Victoria News)
The Victoria Foundation is leading a vital conversation on youth mental help and embarking on a partnership with Coast Capital Savings and the Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island.
March 12, 2018
Victoria Foundation leads vital conversation on youth mental health (Victoria News)
The Victoria Foundation is leading a vital conversation on youth mental help and embarking on a partnership with Coast Capital Savings and the Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island.
March 12, 2018
Nanaimo athletes make it onto the podium at B.C. Games (The Nanaimo News Bulletin)
Young karate athlete Michael Good was recognized with a Coast Capital Leadership Bursary.
March 10, 2018
Tracey Arnish: How business can move the needle on gender parity (The Vancouver Sun)
Tracey Arnish: How business can move the needle on gender parity (The Vancouver Sun) Tracey Arnish, Chief Member and Employee Experience Officer at Coast Capital Savings, writes about International Women’s Day and how far the world needs to go to achieve gender parity.
March 8, 2018
SFU start-up Zennea Technologies wins the prestigious Coast Capital Savings Venture Prize (The Peak)
A start-up company founded by four Simon Fraser University students took home the highest honour at the seventh annual Coast Capital Savings Venture Prize.
March 7, 2018
Trio of PG Athletes Recognized by B.C. Winter Games with Bursary Award (My Prince George Now)
A golden experience at the B.C. Winter games led 14-year-old Brynn Witwicki to receive a $500 Coast Capital Leadership Bursary.
March 5, 2018
Kimberley student athlete wins bursary at B.C. Winter Games (Kimberley Bulletin)
16 outstanding youth leaders were recognized with a Coast Capital Savings Leadership Bursary at the Closing Ceremony of the 2018 B.C. Winter Games.
March 2, 2018
Terrace Athlete Wins B.C. Games Bursary (CFTK TV)
A Terrace girl is among 14 athletes to each win a $500 Coast Capital Savings Leadership Bursary, following this past weekend’s B.C. Winter Games in Kamloops.
March 2, 2018
January
Coast Capital Savings introduces MX-developed PFM tool (Finextra)
Coast Capital Savings took another step towards its goal of becoming Canada’s premier digital credit union with the launch of a personal financial management solution.
January 26, 2018
Simple Financial Help Attracts the Largest Membership in Canada – 543,000 – to Coast Capital Savings (CardRates.com)
Coast Capital Savings is Canada’s largest credit union by membership, serving 543,000 members. For the last 77 years, the institution has attracted new members with simple financial help that delivers results.
January 26, 2018
CEO Leaves Coast Capital for banking job in Regina (Finextra)
The CEO of one of B.C.’s largest credit unions is bidding adieu to the West Coast for a banking job in the Prairies.
January 11, 2018

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