Vickie Cammack, Co-Founder of PLAN explains the story of the RDSP

If you would like easy to understand information on the new Registered Disability Savings Plan please visit www.rdsp.com. Recently, Vickie Cammack, Co-Founder of PLAN was interviewed for an article on the Samara Blog about the RDSP, and the history...

Are you still waiting for the 2008 federal Grant and Bond for your RDSP? Don’t worry, you’re not the only one.

If you would like easy to understand information on the new Registered Disability Savings Plan please visit www.rdsp.com.  In the last few days I have received upwards of 30 e-mails requesting information on when the federal government Grant and Bonds...

Tell Your Story! Have you opened up an RDSP? Are you looking to open an RDSP? What has been your experience?

If you would like easy to understand information on the new Registered Disability Savings Plan please visit www.rdsp.com.  Now that the Registered Disability Savings Plan has been available for almost half a year, it would be interesting to hear what...

Supported Decision-making and the RDSP: A National Issue

If you would like easy to understand information on the new Registered Disability Savings Plan please visit www.rdsp.com.  I admit, when it comes to technology, I have no idea how to make choices.  If you asked me what the...

New Family Income Levels for 2009 Grant and Bond!

As many of you are probably aware, the amount of Canada Disability Savings Grant and Canada Disability Savings Bond you receive annually is based on your annual income from two years prior.  As such, it is very important that...

Update on Payments from the RDSP

Payments from RDSPs Most people don’t have to worry about withdrawals or payments from Registered Disability Savings Plans right away because they will use the RDSP to build wealth for “future” financial security.  But if you want to know...

PLAN Tax Bulletin – now available for free

For those of you wanting some help filing your 2008 tax return, we have developed a 16 page Tax Bulletin designed to make it easier for you to access all the money you are eligible for and take some...

2008 Grant and Bond Deadline today!

For those of you wanting to capitalize on the 2008 Federal contributions into a Registered Disability Savings Plan, today is the last day to get your plan set up and contribute for the 2008 year, leveraging up to $4,500...

CIBC becomes the 3rd National Bank to Offer RDSPs

The Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) will now be offering RDSPs to Canadians across the country.  CIBC announced this morning in a news release that they are prepared to issue RDSPs.   “The RDSP is an effective way...

The RDSP Extension – How does it actually work?

Guest Post by Eileen Reppenhagen, CGA, ACG, CL www.taxdetective.ca   When a person goes into the bank (at present the Bank of Montreal and Royal Bank of Canada) they are required to complete an application.  The application is sent to...