Momentum*, a non-profit Calgary based organization, will be hosting free StartSmart workshop for parents.
At this one hour workshop you will learn:
-What is the cost of post-secondary education
-What is an RESP and how does it work
-How to open an RESP at your bank for $0
-How to get free government money for your child's education through the Canada Learning Bond
-How to get matching money form the federal government
Optional:Parents can also start an RESP with their bank (TD, Scotia, BMO, RBC or CIBC) online through the SmartSAVER.org online application. Bring SINs for you and your kids to start your RESP and you will also receive a $25 gift card.
Workshop dates:Mondays at 6:30 pm-March 6, April 24, June 12
Tuesdays at 1:30 pm-March 7, April 25, June 13
To register or ask questions please call 403 204 2664.
*Momentum does not sell RESPs. We only give information to parents so that they can decide for themselves