Toddler and Math Equation

Now that we can finally say good-bye and good riddance to winter it’s time to get our households in order.Springtime always means spring cleaning in our home but it shouldn’t stop short at just your cupboards and closets.As parents, we should also take a good inventory of what’s been happening with our finances over the fall and winter months and get back on track.

Reporters have often asked us, if someone is only able to focus on eliminating three bad spending habits, which would you say are most important and why?

Father and Daughter Looking at Laptop

This blog was written by Peter Lewis.  Peter is the Vice President at Canadian Scholarship Trust Foundation and was active in securing the Alberta Centennial Education Savings grant  nearly a decade ago. 

With a new government poised to lead Alberta, it’s a good time for the newly elected premier to reflect on what matters most to families.  Is it education, health, financial well being, or all of the above?  Whatever it may be, last night’s election results showed Albertans wanted change.

With the Women’s World Cup taking place this summer, it’s shaping up to be a big year on and off the field for soccer star Christine Sinclair. Today we were thrilled to announce  the national women’s team captain and Olympic medallist, as the new ambassador for the CST Inspired Minds campaign.  Sinclair will also be a category judge in the #CSTLearningProject.

Show of hands, who likes talking about their finances at 6:30 in the morning? What if we gave you a double shot of espresso?

BT host Frank Ferragine, and father to a 16 year old, received a quick tutorial (VIEW VIDEO HERE) on all things education savings from CST including:

  • how much he'll have to spend on tuition fees in the future
  • the tax benefits from having an RESP
  • matching government grants and how to maximize the money he'll receive

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