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Pursuing Apprenticeship? There's a Grant for that

Pursuing a Red Seal designation in your trade can be a great career move, and what’s better is the federal government has grants available to...

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The Canada Child Benefit Overview

Posted 10 Apr 2017 by Melissa Allan

Well it’s been a little over a year now since the Liberal government announced the...

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The End of Canada Savings Bonds

Posted 06 Apr 2017 by Rick Irwin, CFP, CLU

The recent federal budget was fairly uneventful, with no new significant tax measures and limited...

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Using Disability Savings Plans for Education

Posted 21 Sep 2016 by Lorna Maughan

If your child qualifies for the Disability Tax Credit, an RDSP might help with the...

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Investing in Knowledge: Lifelong Learning Plan

Posted 21 Sep 2016 by Patricia Bell, PFP

An investment in knowledge pays the best interest… At least according to Ben Franklin. Whether...

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What if We Never Use Our RESP?

Posted 21 Sep 2016 by Rick Irwin, CFP, CLU

If your child doesn't immediately go on to post-secondary education after high school, don’t worry....

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Taking Income from an RESP

Posted 21 Sep 2016 by Rick Irwin, CFP, CLU

Putting money away covers the bulk of the planning to be done for education savings,...

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Education Savings Grant & Learning Bond

Posted 21 Sep 2016 by Rick Irwin, CFP, CLU

One of the primary benefits of opening an RESP is the government grants that are...

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Why You Should Open an RESP for your Child

Posted 21 Sep 2016 by Rick Irwin, CFP, CLU

Just like you save for your retirement, your child (or grandchild’s) education should be a...

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The Necessity of Education Savings

Posted 20 Sep 2016 by Natalie LeBlanc

The price of a good education has skyrocketed over the past few decades, leaving recent...

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Insurance for Your Child's Future

Posted 07 Sep 2016 by Melissa Allan

The idea of having a life insurance policy on your child or grandchild is one...

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Universal Child Care Benefit (UCCB) Increase

Posted 26 Jun 2015 by Rick Irwin, CFP, CLU

There is no doubt that raising a family today is an expensive endeavor. Since 2006,...

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Education Savings Grants

Posted 09 Mar 2015 courtesy of Dynamic Mutual Funds

The cost of education is expensive and tuition fees, books, accommodation and living costs have...

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In-Trust Accounts or RESPs?

Posted 19 Feb 2015 courtesy of Invesco

An in-trust account has at least three key benefits that make it an...

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Cutting Costs of Going to School

Posted 07 Nov 2014 courtesy of Dynamic Mutual Funds

Parents who are packing their teenagers off to university or college usually are signing some...

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Education Savings Calculator

Posted 14 Oct 2014 courtesy of Dynamic Mutual Funds

Saving for your children's education requires a long-term plan. And, like saving for retirement, the...

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Lifelong Learning Plan

Posted 29 Aug 2014 by Natalie LeBlanc

The Lifelong Learning Plan (LLP) is a program from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) that...

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Scholarship (Group) RESPs

Posted 21 Aug 2014 by Natalie LeBlanc

At this time of year, as recent high school graduates make their plans for decorating...

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An Intro to RESPs

Posted 14 Aug 2014 by Natalie LeBlanc

Registered Education Savings Plans (RESPs) are often a key vehicle to saving for your child’s...

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Cost of Education

Posted 11 Jun 2014 courtesy of Can Learn

Going to school after high school can be costly, it’s true.

A student attending CEGEP,...

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Tapping Into Student Loans

Posted 06 Jun 2014 courtesy of Dynamic Mutual Funds

Once your high school student's application to university or college is submitted, the nervous waiting...

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Business Owners & RESPs

Posted 06 Jun 2014 by Rick Irwin, CFP, CLU

For many business owners and incorporated professionals, conventional wisdom has been to pay yourself a...

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Assessing Your Education Savings Needs

Posted 06 Jun 2014 courtesy of Fidelity Investments

How much will post-secondary education cost you? The answer to this question will depend on...

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Your Education Savings Plan

Posted 06 Jun 2014 courtesy of Fidelity Investments

With a thorough understanding of your education savings needs and the options available,...

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Intro to Education Savings

Posted 06 Jun 2014 by Rick Irwin, CFP, CLU

For many years, University tuition has been rising at a rate much higher than the...

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