Reaching First Nation and Aboriginal Communities

By Victor Lethbridge After several years of presenting information about the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) to First Nations and Aboriginal communities, I’ve recognized a few common issues. Despite being around for nearly ten years, almost no one from...

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...

RDSP Telephone Seminar – July 21, 2010 in Mandarin

Poster-RDSP Chinese Telelearning -July21-2010 PLAN  is hosting a Chinese RDSP telephone seminar for Chinese families across the country July 21, 2010. Please see the attached poster for more information. RDSP Teleseminar (Mandarin) Date and Time: Wednesday, July 21, 2010...

Announcing our new “Step-by-Step” guide – Free Download!

PLAN’s new  Step by Step Guide (to becoming eligible, opening and managing your Registered Disability Savings Plan) is available now for free download. Just click on the following link:  Step-by-Step Guide With support from the Investor Education Fund, the guide...

Saskatchewan Exempts the RDSP

Exciting news!  Yet another province has decided to exempt the RDSP from affecting Disability Benefits.  Saskatchewan put out a news release earlier today from the Ministry of Social Services indicating that the RDSP will not affect the calculations for...

Provincial/Territorial Update – Keeping Track of Your Province/Territory

Currently BC, Alberta, Newfoundland, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Nova Scotia, NWT and Yukon have exempted the RDSP as an asset and/or income. Quebec and New Brunswick have exempted the RDSP as an asset but are capping the amount of income that you...

Saskatchewan Budget Announces Increase in Disability-related Tax Credits

For anyone living in Saskatchewan, the recent Provincial Budget that was released last Wednesday has outlined the Government’s commitment to drastically increase the amount provided for four of the Disability-related tax credits. We are very pleased to see that...