Free RDSP Information Sessions – BC, Alberta, Ontario

We are continuing to find that many people still haven’t heard about the RDSP, aren’t aware of the benefits (EVEN IF THEY CAN’T CONTRIBUTE!), or don’t know how it works or how to set one up. With a number...

Government of Canada Launches RDSP Advertising Campaign

If you would like easy to understand information on the new Registered Disability Savings Plan please visit www.rdsp.com. The Government of Canda recently began its first wave of advertising around the Registered Disability Savings Plan.  The advertising campaign has...

Royal Bank of Canada is now offering RDSPs to Canadians!

Starting this morning, RBC began offering RDSPs to Canadians from across the country.  If you would like to view more information on RBC’s launch of the RDSP you can visit www.rbc.com/rdsp, or the french equivalent  www.rbc.com/reei. RBC will be offering...

Best Wishes for 2009!!!

We at PLAN would like to wish you and your families all the best for 2009.  Looking back… 2008 was year of many accoplishments for us.  We are pleased that our many years of work have paid off: – the...

Will there be a retroactive Grant and Bond for 2008? BMO still the only national Bank to offer RDSPs in 2008!

To find out about the RDSP, whether you qualify, and where you can sign up, visit www.rdsp.com . Now that it looks like the Bank of Montreal will become the first national bank in Canada to offer the RDSP, and will...

The Importance of Filing Two Tax Returns

To find out about the RDSP, whether you qualify, and where you can sign up, visit www.rdsp.com . As we follow the ongoing saga of the RDSP, I find it useful to provide some important tips for preparing to set up...

And Now there are Two!

To find out about the RDSP, whether you qualify, and where you can sign up, visit www.rdsp.com . Guest post by Al Etmanski, President and Co-Founder of Planned Lifetime Advocacy Network (PLAN) And Now there are Two! Only when difference has...

Launch of the RDSP and the new RDSP.com

The Registered Disability Savings Plan is now an official Canadian Registered Plan and can be issued by Financial institutions across Canada.  The RDSP promises to be a life-changing future planning tool for hundreds of thousands of Canadians with a...

The New RDSP: From Poverty to Equity

Al Etmanski, Co-Founder and President of PLAN recently blogged on the potential and power of the RDSP to leverage people out of poverty.  Here is a sample from his post: “Fighting poverty by encouraging savings is now being championed...

The RDSP Calculator has arrived!!!

PLAN is proud to announce the launch of the new online RDSP Calculator (Version 1.0). Now available, this calculator helps you project the estimated future value of an RDSP, and will help determine how it can enhance the quality...