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7 Common RDSP Questions At The Community Living Event

                    Last Saturday, I attended an event called the “Connected Families Forum” hosted by Community Living Toronto. This was a full day forum that provided valuable information and wonderful networking opportunity for families with intellectual disability. It was my second year in participating to this event, and throughout the day…

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Why People Are Saying RDSP Is For Long Term Savings?

Investing for disabled Canadians in the long haul In many of my previous posts about the RDSP planning, I repeatedly emphasized this savings plan is for long term investing. But how many years are we talking about? To better illustrate the idea, let me show you 2 scenarios:   Jack, 45 years old male with…

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How many RDSP account could I have?

Could I have more than one RDSP account? I received this question from one of my email subscribers two weeks ago. The simple answer is no. Under the current rule, each beneficiary with prolonged disability may only have one RDSP at any given time. I believe this setup is to avoid confusion, especially when trying…

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Canada Disability Savings Bonds (CDSBs)

Is the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) only for the wealthy families? In my previous posting, we have discussed over the Canada Disability Savings Grants (CDSGs). Although it is one of the most generous matching grant from the government of Canada, it often leads to the question: “If a family is earning low-income, and unable…

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Beware of the fees when applying for Disability Tax Credits

Overpaying to apply for your Disability Tax Credits in Canada? Not too long ago, I received a phone call from one of my clients. She is a very nice lady that had been disabled for quite sometime. However, she did not apply for the Disability Tax Credits over the years, and is currently looking into…

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RDSP Grants- Canada Disability Savings Grants (CDSGs)

Up to 300% matching RDSP Grants When talking about the advantage of setting up a Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP), we must talk about the Canada Disability Savings Grant (CDSGs) and the Canada Disability Savings Bonds (CDSBs). Government of Canada offers them to assist in savings for disabled people. We will first go through the CDSGs for…

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What will happen to the RDSP when beneficiary is recovered?

I recently received a question from a parent about the “Registered Disability Savings Plan“. Her question is if my child who currently is eligible for the “disability tax credit” later on recover, upon the loss of the eligibility, what would happen to her RDSP account. I quickly did some researches on this issue, and below…

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