Stephen Harper Promises Boosts To Disability Grants—huffingtonpost.ca

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — The federal Conservatives are promising to improve disability grants if re-elected next month. Prime Minister Stephen Harper says his government would increase the maximum annual Canada Disability Savings Grant for low- and middle-class families from $3,500...

Protecting RDSPs and RESPs from Bankruptcy Seizure—MLA Andrew Weaver

How many of us plan for bankruptcy? Very few. Unfortunately, it happens far too often. When it occurs, individuals inevitably struggle to rebuild their lives in the hope that one day they will become financially stable once more. Registered...

What will the RDSP do for you?

The RDSP is a revolutionary game-changer for many people with a disability!   The Registered Disability Savings Plan: Provides a powerful vehicle for saving The RDSP is a powerful tool for long-term financial security. Someone saving $1,500 a year,...

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...

Long-Term Planning for Long-Term Disabilities—by Jason Hall

Amid the media hype and public outcry vis-à-vis the Nation’s 2012 Annual Budget, little attention is being paid to changes to its Economic Action Plan 2012, particularly RDSPs (Registered Disability Savings Plan), perhaps in part because these changes are beneficial to...

Maximize RDSP Carry Forwards—Freedom 55

Registered Disability Savings Plans (RDSPs) were first introduces in 2008 to help people with disabilities and their loved ones save for their long term financial security. The RDSP was heavily modelled after the RESP, which helps parents save for...

Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP)—SOMEONELIKEME.CA

In 2008, the federal government created the Registered Disability Savings Plan, which provides those with disabilities to have access to an incredible amount of government funding without affecting any provincial funding that they may receive. I have a number...

Tax News: New Rules on Disability Assistance Payments from Registered Disability Savings Plans—Knowledge Bureau

Canada Revenue Agency recently released new rules concerning Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) and the taxation of withdrawals from the plan. In a five-part series, Knowledge Bureau Report will examine RDSPs and explore the tax implications of the new rules....

BMO Press Release: BMO Calls for Hike in RDSP Contribution Limit

BMO Financial Group today provided its comments and recommendations to the Government of Canada’s review of the Registered Disability Savings Plan. “When Finance Minister Jim Flaherty took the important step of introducing the RDSP, Canada showed the world how...

A vital lifeline for the disabled – Investment Executive

Although the registered disability savings plan is now three years old, the vast majority of Canadians who are eligible for the program have not made use of it. Joel Crocker, director of planning with the Planned Lifetime Advisory Network,...