Educational Investor Videos


Every account type has its nuances – and sometimes they offer more than their names imply. Watch these videos for little-known facts that can make a big difference for your long-term plans.

RRIFs: A tip for planning your retirement income

Age is just a number. Unless we’re talking about your RRIF. Learn what your age (or your spouse’s) has to do with your retirement income.

RESPs: Deadlines are for students, not for savers

Did you know you can catch up later if you don’t max out your RESP contributions now*? Think of it as cramming – but without the all-nighters.

*You can contribute to an RESP until the plan itself turns 31 years old -- but grant is only awarded on qualifying contributions made before December 31 of the year the beneficiary turns 17.

LIRAs: What to do when your pension becomes portable

When you leave a job, your pension goes with you. Here’s one last question to ask before sending that farewell email.

TFSAs: Tax-free saving that lives up to its name

Your TFSA contributions grow tax-free. But are there limits to the types of investments you can hold?

TFSAs and RRSPs: Tax-free vs tax deferred

What’s the difference between an RRSP and a TFSA—and which one is best for you?