Save for their future with an RESP

A Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) is a tax-sheltered government plan designed to help you save for a child’s post-secondary education. Whether your own child, a grandchild or the child of a friend, an RESP can help prepare them for higher education.  

Save up to a maximum of $50,000. Insurable deposits in registered accounts have unlimited deposit insurance coverage.

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Benefits of an RESP

Earn interest – RESP earnings grow tax-free until the beneficiary withdraws them for education.

Lower your tax – Contributions are tax deductible, so investing in an RESP will reduce your annual income tax.

Lower tax rate when withdrawn – As the beneficiary begins higher education, they will typically be in a low tax bracket and will therefore pay a lower tax rate on earnings.

Anyone can contribute – You can helpful safeguard the future education for any young person in your life – be it a niece, nephew, child of a friend, or your own child.

Invest what you can – Even small automated payments from your chequing account will add up to a substantial contribution over time, with no stress.

Benefit from the Canada Education Savings Grant – The federal government will contribute up to a lifetime maximum of $7,200 to your child's plan. 

Have questions?

No matter your plans for higher education, we can answer all of your questions and help you prepare for your children's futures. 

​​How much will I save?

Use our RESP calculator to estimate how much you should set aside before the child starts school, and how government grants will help your savings.