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10 Steps For ODSP Receipents To Own A Home

Owning a home is one of the common financial goals for many Canadians. For people who are receiving the benefits from the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP), purchasing a property as their primary residence could involved more complex planning. The ODSP has many specific rules, without careful planning in advance, making any financial move could potentially affect…

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FAQ on Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP)

Below are some common questions that we came across regarding the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP). For more details in how to apply for the ODSP, please refer to one of our earlier blog posts. http://samuelconsultant.com/ontario-disability-support-program-odsp/ If there are any questions that you would like to clarify about the ODSP, please leave us a message at http://samuelconsultant.com/contact/. We’ll do our best…

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Income and Employment Support For Disabled Ontarian – Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP)

Last week, I shared a list of disability benefits programs available in Ontario. As I mentioned in that post, I’ll go through some of those programs in more details. One of the struggles that I notice for families with disabilities is their lack of immediate financial resources. In other words, they don’t have money now,…

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ODSP Does Not Equal RDSP

Since I launched the RDSP marketing campaign, I’ve been receiving a lot of inquiries about this government program. One of the most common questions I received is: “I’m  already receiving benefits from the ODSP, does it mean I also qualified for the RDSP?” Despite the names are so similar, while they both aim to support…

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RDSP’s Impact on other Government Benefits

Will RDSP make me lose out other government benefits? This is one of the common concerns I got from most families with special needs. For income-tested federal government programs such as Canada Pension Plan (CPP), The Goods and Service Tax Benefit (GST Benefit), RDSP payments do not have any impact on them. Even when the…

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