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4 Ways to Maximize Education Savings Grants

You’ve probably heard it before: the RESP is an investment that pays off! Why? Because it’s the only financial product eligible for generous education savings grants from the government. In Quebec, children are even entitled to grant money from both … Continue reading

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Survey Findings Link Education Savings to School Success

A number of factors influence school success: effort, parent involvement, healthy living, diet, sleep, etc. That being said, according to the Universitas Barometer, an annual survey of Quebecers’ savings habits, the ability to pay for school-related expenses is one of … Continue reading

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5 Clever Ways to “Spend” Holiday Cash

When you think about the holidays, gifts usually spring to mind; and this year, your children’s holiday cards might include a few dollar bills in spending money. Depending on how old they are, their reaction may vary: while the younger … Continue reading

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The Cost of Education: A Roadblock to Academic Perseverance?

As parents, we always want what’s best for our children. From an early age, we size up their personality and see them paint a self portrait through role-play, whether that of an actor, teacher, doctor, fireman or designer. However, along … Continue reading

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How to Teach Children Perseverance

According to a survey carried out by education savings expert Universitas Financial, 20% of children aged 6 to 16 years aspire to a job in the field of healthcare and social services when they grow up. Professional occupations (lawyer, teacher, … Continue reading

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Become a tutor!

Want to save the world one essay at a time? Have you explained algebra to all your neighborhood kids? Then you are most probably the person we are looking for! School Success is a young and dynamic network of over … Continue reading

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Does Saving in a RESP Really Pay Off? Do the Math and See for Yourself!

It’s common knowledge that the cost of education is constantly on the rise. But what does that represent exactly? Well, while it currently costs approximately $100,000* to complete two years of CEGEP and three years of University in the province … Continue reading

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Plan for the Study Abroad Experience

With the various means of communication available nowadays, it’s not surprising that children dream of studying in far-off corners of the world. With the world at their fingertips and the desire for adventure, many see their post-secondary education as an … Continue reading

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The WOW Factor of an RESP Gift

The holiday rush is at our doorstep and time is becoming a precious commodity. To avoid overcrowded malls and get shopping done faster, people are turning to other alternatives, like online shopping or going for gift-cards. The registered education savings … Continue reading

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RESPs for Teenagers: The Gold Mine of Unused Grants

As parents, we sometimes feel like our kids grew up overnight! If you never got around to setting up that RESP for your child and now realize the probability of a post-secondary education is only a few years away, you … Continue reading

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