3 ways to maximize your child's Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP)

Starting a Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) is a smart way for parents to help their children reach their dreams. By saving in an RESP you’re not just making sure you’re more financially prepared for the price tag that comes with higher education; you’re also easing the burden of debt on your kids and yourself. The money you save today can help prevent you and your child from borrowing in the future.

How to teach kids of all ages about money

"Can we buy this, Mom?"

"Dad, I want this! I really need it."

Do these phrases sound familiar? If so, take heart, you're not alone. Walk down any cereal aisle or toy store and you'll hear it over and over (and over!) again.

Canadian Scholarship Trust Foundation Graduate Award Students

Here’s a look at what success truly means to some of the brightest minds in Canada. It’s incredible insight into the future aspirations of the 2017 CST Graduate Award winners as they continue their pursuit of higher education.

“A PhD in Clinical Neurosciences with a focus on stem cell therapy and spinal cord regeneration will help me to become an innovative leader in the field of medicine.” - Regan Hamel, Gladys Neale Award Recipient

Canadian Scholarship Trust Foundation 2017 Scholarship Award Winner

By Clare McDonald


Some high school graduates know they want to pursue higher education but are not sure which direction to go. Other graduates are more fortunate – they know, and probably have known for years, exactly what career or line of work they want and how to go about achieving their dream. University was always my goal and I thought perhaps I would follow in my mum’s footsteps and become a teacher, however, I knew that was not my passion. I wasn’t sure what was, and wanted so badly to discover what it could be.

Do-it-yourself Halloween costumes under budget

Are you, your family and friends still trying to figure out what to wear on Halloween and cutting it scary close to fright night? Don’t worry. Here are some easy, do-it-yourself ways to create costumes for all kids, from the crib to college and beyond, that are creative and will come under budget!

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