PLAN Urges the Federal Government to Make RDSPs Safe from Creditors

PLAN Letter to Paul Halucha, Director-General, Marketplace Framework Policy Branch, Industry Canada Re: Exempt RDSP Assets from Insolvency Proceedings   Dear Mr. Halucha, Twenty-five years ago, Planned Lifetime Advocacy Network (PLAN) was started by a group of families who had a single...

Senate Committee Authorized to Study the Ability of Individuals to Establish a Registered Disability Savings Plan

On December 3, 2013, the Canadian Senate agreed to adopt the following motion: “That the Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce be authorized to examine and report on the ability of individuals to establish a registered disability...

Checklist to make sure you are ready to open your RDSP

Remember, RDSPs are only available for people age 59 and under. Complete the following checklist to see if you are ready to open your RDSP. Do you live in Canada? Do you have your Social Insurance Number? (Remember to...

Opportunity to Participate in an RDSP Study

RESEARCH PARTICIPANTS NEEDED Are you a person with a disability or the immediate family member of a person with a disability? The Government of Canada is conducting a study about government programs for persons with disabilities and issues related...

Best Practices in Social Innovation: RDSP—MaRS

The Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) is a registered savings tool that is designed specifically for people living with a disability who are planning for better financial stability. This short profile is part of a recurring series on Ontario’s...

Payments – Our latest explanation!

Hopefully you don’t go to sleep at night wondering how to explain payments from RDSPs. We do!!! It would be easy to take the attitude – “It’s complicated.  I’ll learn it when I need to.”  At PLAN, we don’t...