Take advantage of discounts and opportunities to save money on insurance and insurance-related spending.

Plan ahead

Each stage of life offers something new: get valuable information on buying life insurance, investing, planning for retirement and more.

Plan the best way forward

RRSP basics for Canadians

Discover the fundamentals of this popular retirement-savings tool, including how it works, the tax benefits and how you can use the savings you accumulate.

An in-depth look at RRSPs

Take a deeper dive into Canada’s top retirement-savings tool, including the contribution deadline and limits, withdrawal rules and income splitting.

Compare RRSPs and TFSAs

Explore the differences and similarities between these popular savings accounts to determine the right way forward for your life stage.

Get to know TFSAs

These TFSA basics show you how to make the most of this unique account, which shelters your savings growth from taxes.

An in-depth look at TFSAs

Explore rules around annual contribution limits, how your personal contribution room gets adjusted, and making withdrawals.

What are mutual funds?

Explore the basics of this investing strategy to determine if it’s the right fit for your portfolio.

How do mutual funds stack up?

Take a look at the differences between mutual funds and other popular investing options, like segregated funds, stocks, ETFs, index funds and GICs.

Protect your savings with segregated funds

Worry less about your financial future with segregated funds. They offer powerful guarantees that secure your investment, no matter how the markets perform.

What are annuities?

Enjoy the security and convenience of a guaranteed income, based on the terms of your choosing. Here’s how annuities work and how they can benefit you.

Why invest with us?

When choosing a partner to invest with, it pays to find one that reflects your values. We’ve outlined some of the top factors to consider.

Plan for life's milestones

Savings for children

The cost of post-secondary education is on the rise. Start saving early and reduce the financial stress of having children.

RESPs and saving for education in Canada

Take advantage of RESPs early to maximize contributions from the government and save enough for your children’s future.

Tax and charitable donations

There are charity tax credits available with some charitable donations. Find out how you can benefit, and if your favourite charities are eligible.

Buying life insurance young

Find out why buying a life insurance policy early in life can amount to large savings as you age, and ensure any future dependents will always be well protected.

Insurance for newlyweds

Aligning your insurance policies can save you money and ensure you’re receiving the coverage you need to protect the life you’re building together.

New home insurance tips

Buying a new family home should be a great experience. Use these tips to make sure you have the right insurance coverage before and after you move.

Home renovation tips

With a little planning and preparation, you can make your home reno a smooth and stress-free experience. Use these tips to get ahead.

Young driver auto insurance and tips

Have a young driver that needs insurance? Find out how you can save on premiums, and pass on a few safety tips that will help them now and in the future.

Buying a new car

Get a step-by-step guide to buying a new car, including the pros and cons of buying vs. leasing and insurance considerations for your new vehicle.

Plan for later in life

Retirement planning

Get your retirement plan on track with three things you can start right now, and three tips to help you later in life.

Retirement tips for entrepreneurs

Retiring entrepreneurs have several decisions to consider. Here are a few tips and answers to common questions.

How inheritance works

Receiving an inheritance or planning to leave one can go smoothly if you know how the process works.

Making a will

The challenge of creating a will that clearly states your wishes for after you pass away is far less difficult than the challenge your loved ones will face if you do not have a will.

Losing a loved one

It’s one of life’s most stressful events. Take your time to manage your grief, and when the time comes, talk to us about what to do next regarding your insurance and finances.

Critical illness coverage

Critical illness insurance for adults and children provides financial support and stability that allows you to focus on your health and recovery.

Donating life insurance

Is there a charity you or your family is passionate about? Donating a life insurance policy can make a significant financial impact for an organization and their community.

Plan for market volatility

Navigate market downturns with seg funds

During periods of market volatility, segregated funds allow you to maintain peace of mind that your contributions are protected.

Understand the ups and downs of the market cycle

Market volatility is inevitable. While history shows that markets recover and trend upwards, understanding how market cycles work can make it less unsettling.

Don’t let emotions control your investments

During a downturn, investors should keep their emotions in check, and stay focused on their goals and risk tolerance. Get tips on avoiding emotional investing.

Can you successfully time the market?

Markets go up and down, often suddenly, making market timing very difficult. Know the benefits of time in the market versus timing the market to stay on track.

What is your risk tolerance?

All investing involves some risk. Knowing your risk tolerance and investment style will help you choose the right investments.

Invest time in setting financial goals

Achieving your financial goals is easier with a clear roadmap. This article offers a range of tips and tools to help!

Down markets can mean opportunity

Rather than a time to “escape” the market, a downturn can be a smart time to begin or keep on investing. Here’s why.

Plan for investing success

A beginner’s guide to investing

Before you start your investment journey, it pays to know the basics – including what it is, when you should start and what investing options are right for you.

Get the most out of your investing experience

No matter which types of investments you have, there are simple ways to stay on top of your money, make personal updates and find the things you need, quickly.

What are investment funds made of?

What are investment funds made of? Gain a better understanding of the contents and performance of Co-operators investment funds.

How inflation impacts your investments

Learn more about inflation and its impact on your Co-operators investment funds.

Time-weighted vs. money-weighted rates of return

Time-weighted vs. money-weighted rates of return. Learn more about the two most common industry methods for measuring a portfolio’s performance.