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    A Registered Education Savings Plan is a great way to prepare for your children's post-secondary education.

    There are two main types of RESPs:

    Individual RESP Plan - can only have one beneficiary (child), who does not need to be related to the contributor (subscriber).

    Family RESP Plan - can have multiple beneficiaries, who must be related by blood or adoption to the contributor.

    The lifetime contribution for each child is $50,000 with no annual contribution limits.The beneficiary must have a social insurance number (SIN) and be a Canadian resident.

    The Canada Education Savings Grant (CESG) provides additional education funding. The lifetime CESG is $7,200 per beneficiary.Additionally beneficiaries born on or after January 1, 2004 may apply for Canada Learning Bond (CLB).

    To find out more about RESPs, please contact our Investment Department at 1-855-POLCU-CA ext. 8.