Oaken Update

News, investment tips, events and promotions – you’ll find it all in the Oaken Update!

Retirement: If you’re worried, you’re not alone

November, 2014

Retirement is supposed to be a time when we leave our worries at the doorstep and start enjoying life. But unfortunately, that’s not always the case … read more

A scary Hallowe’en thought: winter is coming!

October, 2014

While our minds may be on witches and goblins and all that fun, it’s worth remembering that there’s another big seasonal fright on the horizon: winter is just around the corner. Yes, we’re less than two months away from the official start. And our September poll … read more

Education: the seed that grows

September, 2014

At Oaken, we’re all about planting for the future—and one of the best ways you can plant for the future is to start an RESP now for your children or grandchildren … read more

Back to school—at any age

August, 2014

It’s that time of year again, when students and their parents get ready for school. But you don’t have to be a kid—or have kids of your own—to be involved in this annual fall ritual. School can be for everyone, as more and more adults are discovering … read more

Watch out for the catch...

July, 2014

You may have noticed that we’ve recently been running ads in local and national newspapers. We’re quite proud of them because they neatly sum up the way we do things at Oaken … read more

Oaken Online Banking is here!

June, 2014

We’ve made it even easier for you to manage your money with Oaken Online Banking! Our internet banking service is now live, and lets you access your Oaken accounts wherever you want, whenever you want … read more

Ready, set...grow!

May, 2014

At Oaken we’re all about encouraging growth. And now that spring has finally sprung, we’ve decided to help things along. We’re holding a garden photo contest, and if you join in you could win a $500 GIC!* … read more

Spring is here—time to get planting

April, 2014

Yes, winter is FINALLY over. And what better way to take revenge on one of the worst winters in memory by planting? Growing new flowers, nurturing old plants, tending to favourite shrubs and trees—they’re all great therapy for that never-ending cold we endured … read more

Retirement Income Fund (RIF) - part of a healthy retirement plan

March, 2014

Whether your retirement is around the corner or years away, a RIF will likely be part of your plan. That means it’s never too early to start planning … read more

RSP or TFSA? Both can play a role in retirement

February, 2014

We all know that RSPs are the long-established favourite retirement vehicle for Canadians. But their younger cousin TFSAs are gaining popularity too. Each has its own strengths, and with the 2013 RSP deadline coming up on March 3, now is a good time to look at both … read more