The RDSP: Even Better than Expected

By Dan McDonald PhD, Certified Professional Accountant, RDSP Workshop Facilitator, Parent When faced with an investment proposal it is wise to remember that “if it seems too good to be true” then it probably is. And be wary. Very...

Investing in an RDSP

Investing your RDSP When it comes to starting a Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP), there is no shortage of things to keep in mind. The process could be longer for some than for others, but once the account is...

Registered disability savings plans: Why don’t more have them?—CBC News

RDSPs have financial benefits even for those who don’t make contributions In the six years since registered disability savings plans (RDSPs) first appeared, the number of accounts has been steadily growing, reflecting the potential these plans have to make...

Desjardins Exempts all Transaction Fees for RDSP Beneficiaries

In January 2015, Desjardins Group will introduce discounts that will help its young members save on service charges and potentially get their monthly transaction plan for free. Also new, members who are beneficiaries of registered disability savings plans will...

How much should I put in my RDSP?—moneysense.ca

Patricia, 27, has type 1 diabetes and qualifies for the disability tax credit. Here’s how she should spread the money between her RRSP, RDSP and TFSA By Jason Heath, CFP Q: I have $50,000 saved up and I’m adding to...

BMO Partners with PLAN to Help Individuals with Disabilities

– Three-year sponsorship and partnership will focus on educating individuals about the benefits of the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) – BMO Bank of Montreal will be offering a $4 discount on monthly Everyday Banking Plans to BMO RDSP...

PERSONAL FINANCE: It’s time to take advantage of the disability savings plan—Julie Shea—thespec.com

I love free money, especially when it is the government’s money. That is why I was surprised to discover that I was unaware of a program that could possibly provide up to $90,000 in free money to eligible candidates....

PRESS RELEASE – BMO Calls for Improvements to the RDSP—marketwatch.com

BMO Financial Group today called for a national solution to help make opening a Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) easier for those who may need assistance from a guardian, during a hearing of the Senate Banking, Trade and Commerce...

RDSPs are confusing and underused, but if you are eligible they’re worth it—The Globe and Mail

If you’ve ever been chastised for not taking advantage of employer-matched RRSP contributions, which could effectively double your savings for free, then imagine the incredulity behind the lack of uptake on the potentially much larger savings afforded to those...

Investors Group now offering Registered Disability Savings Plans

WINNIPEG, Nov. 7, 2011 Program helps Canadians with disabilities and their families build long-term financial security Investors Group today announced that it now offers Registered Disability Savings Plans (RDSPs) to eligible clients. RDSPs are long-term savings plans that help...