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Students Will Owe $30K by Graduation: Debt Management Critical

Posted: September 08, 2017 By : Knowledge Bureau
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Three-quarters (74 per cent) of Canadian post-secondary students believe they will need to supplement their schooling with more training after graduation, despite already spending on average $14,000 each year and expecting to owe $30,000 in debt by the time they complete their current program.

Back to School Tax Tip: Understand and Use the RESP

Posted: September 01, 2017 By: Evelyn Jacks
Posted in: Strategic Thinking , Federal Government, knowledge bureau, Evelyn Jacks, tax tips, RESP, back to school, tax deductions, CESG, post-secondary education, Registered Education Savings Plan, Canada Education Savings Grant, saving for education, tax benefits, Education Assistance Payments, investment earnings, RESP contribution limits, government assistance for education, tuition fees

Did you know that dentistry, pharmacy, medicine and law are the professions with the highest undergraduate tuition fees in Canada, ranging from $10,000 to $18,000 per year? The average tuition fee for all faculties is just under $6,000 a year. With this in mind, most families could find it challenging to fund their family’s lifelong educational needs. The Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) can help.

Evelyn Jacks: Professional Back to School Tax Savings Tips

Posted: August 27, 2013
Posted in: Breaking News, Tax Planning , Evelyn Jacks, back to school tax tips

Did you just drop a bundle on school supplies and performance-enhancing running shoes? Parental peer pressure from the mini-mes can be daunting this time of the year, especially if Mandarin lessons, dance, and hockey all appear on the agenda.

Back to School Tax Tips for Students

Posted: August 13, 2013
Posted in: Strategic Thinking, Tax Tips, Tax Planning , RESP, back to school, student tax tips

With back-to-school just around the corner, there are several important recent tax issues for students that will be helpful to keep in mind for the year ahead.