Starting Out & Studying

It's time to stand on your own and invest in the things you believe in.

The world is changing fast so why hasn't your bank? We think stuffy power suits and blind investments should be a thing of the past. Join us in challenging the traditional banking model by embracing one that aligns where you bank, with what you believe in.

STUDENT PACKAGE

Everything you need to go from student loan debt to student loan done.

Between studying, exams and the whole 'being the future' thing - you'll have enough things to worry about, funding and managing your expenses shouldn't be one of them.

Student Pack
A suite of tools to help you make a plan and secure the funding you need to get the education you want.

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Loans
Prime rates and flexible repayment options for student loan coverage through undergrad and beyond. Are you attending full-time or part-time? We've got loans for every situation so you can do your school your way.

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Credit Cards
Sign up for a No Fee MasterCard® so you can shop securely online and start building your credit - all while putting your funds where they really need to go - into ramen noodles and caffeine.

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Student Chequing
Student under 22? We've got you covered with discounted chequing accounts. A safer way to bank, pay bills and keep track of your finances.

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STARTING TO SAVE

Making saving, TFSAs, and investments - simple.

With straightforward accounts, flexible plans, and ready advice from our team of financial advisors taking the first step is easier than you think.

Savings Account
From short-term savings to long term investments we offer straightforward savings accounts for every kind of saver. No hidden fees, just accounts that work.

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Combination Savings
Keeping your money where you need it, when you need it, (and working for you when you don’t). Finally, a plan where the flexibility of a savings account meets the interest earning power of a GIC.

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Tax-Free Savings
Skip the taxes (without heading to the Caymans). Our variety of tax-free savings accounts allow you to invest without being taxed on your interest and investment earnings, or facing tax consequences on withdrawals. Reward yourself for saving - it’s that easy.

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MONEY MANAGEMENT

Where do you want to go?

Do you dream of travelling the world, retiring early, or just getting out of your parent's house? Your goals are your business, but making sure you reach them is ours.

Our team of financial advisors has the knowledge and experience to help you make a plan to pay off debt and start budgeting for your future.

Managing Debt
From short-term savings to long term investments we offer straightforward savings accounts for every kind of saver. No hidden fees, just accounts that work.

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Budgeting Tips
Keeping your money where you need it, when you need it, (and working for you when you don’t). Finally, a plan where the flexibility of a savings account meets the interest earning power of a GIC.

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Meet with a Financial Advisor
Skip the taxes (without heading to the Caymans). Our variety of tax-free savings accounts allow you to invest without being taxed on your interest and investment earnings, or facing tax consequences on withdrawals. Reward yourself for saving - it’s that easy.

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We believe buying local and banking local helps us all grow.

You shop locally as much as you can, so why would shopping for a financial partner be any different?

When you sign up with Community First, you're keeping every dollar you earn in your community - supporting the places where you live and work every day.

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