With rising government debt and increasing concern about the viability of existing public pension plans, RRSPs have become an important part of retirement planning.

Why contribute?

Saving for retirement within the shelter of an RRSP provides two distinct advantages:

  1. It allows you to save more than you could outside an RRSP and to have it accumulate tax free as long as it is left in the RRSP.
  2. It defers the payment of taxes from high income earning years to your retirement years when income will probably be less and the marginal tax rate lower.

Meeting your financial goals requires a long-term plan. This plan must provide the growth required to meet your future income needs. It must also accommodate your tolerance for risk. At Community Savings we pride ourselves on going the extra mile to help hardworking British Columbians with their retirement dreams. We offer a wide array of competitive retirement planning options. One investment plan will not work for everyone. That's why we will help you tailor an investment plan that's right for you.

RRSP Demand Account

With so many options available, RRSP season can be a confusing time. You don't want to miss the deadline but you also don't want to rush into any investment decisions. There is a way to avoid the rush and confusion. Make your deposit to a RRSP Demand Account and then wait till you have the time to make a well thought out decision.

  • Interest is calculated on the closing daily balance
  • Compounded twice a year
  • 2 transactions per month
Your deposit can be transferred to any one of our term products or transferred to a mutual fund* account at Credential Asset Management Inc.

RRSP Future Plan

Looking for an easy and affordable way to save for retirement? Community Savings has the answer. It's called Future Plan.

It's an RRSP monthly deposit savings plan that earns the one year term deposit rate**. All you need is an initial deposit of $50 and then decide how much you want to contribute on a monthly basis (minimum $50 per month). Future Plan deposits are automatically withdrawn from your account so you won't ever have to scrape up the cash to stash for next year's RRSP contribution. After one year you can transfer your Future Plan contributions to any of our RRSP term deposits or to a mutual fund* account at Credential Asset Management Inc.

Term Deposits

If you are looking for a secure investment that is guaranteed by the government and has a fixed rate of return, term deposits might be your answer. We offer innovative term deposits with features such as rate bumping, retro rates, and partial redemption.

  • 180 days to 5-year terms
  • Redeemable & Non-redeemable
  • Unlimited deposit insurance
  • Details

Index-Linked Term Deposit

An Index-Linked Term Deposit offers unlimited earning potential with zero risk to your principal investment.

  • Principal is 100% guaranteed
  • RRSP/TFSA eligible or Non-registered term
  • Details

Mutual Funds*

Through Credential Asset Management Inc., a mutual fund dealer, Community Savings provides access to a large selection of mutual funds. Through in-depth, proprietary research and targeted product strategy, Credential Asset Management Inc. Mutual Funds Investment Specialists are able to tailor an investment plan for investors at any stage of the financial life cycle.

  • Over 1,000 mutual funds
  • Includes Ethical Funds®
  • Great way to diversify your portfolio
  • Details
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* Mutual funds are offered through Credential Asset Management Inc. Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with mutual fund investments. Please read the prospectus before investing. Unless otherwise stated, mutual fund securities and cash balances are not covered by the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation or by any other government deposit insurer that insures deposits in credit unions. Mutual fund values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated.

®Ethical Funds is a registered mark owned by Northwest & Ethical Investments L.P. and is used under licence.
®Credential is a registered mark owned by Credential Financial Inc. and is used under licence.

** Interest rate is set daily at the rate paid for one year term deposits

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