As 2020 comes to an end, financial security is at the forefront of many people’s minds. Ensuring you have an up-to-date will in place and have set up an RDSP for yourself or a loved-one, can provide some peace of mind about the future. To assist you, Plan Institute has added several new dates for their online workshops (see below). And in the meantime, you can check out online future planning resources here.
Don’t forget that the Future Planning Tool is available and free to use at any time, and the toll-free helpline is available to support you with any disability related questions: 1-844-311-7526.
Registered Disability Savings Plan
The RDSP is a Canada-wide registered matched savings plan specific for people with disabilities. It is designed as a long-term savings plan to help the holder be better financially prepared for their future. Plan Institute now offers two levels for the online workshop! Level 1 will cover everything you need to know about becoming eligible, opening, and managing an RDSP. And Level 2 is for those who already have an RDSP and want to deepen their knowledge and learn how to maximize growth.
Level 1: Dec 15, Jan 13, Feb 17, Mar 18
Level 2: Dec 19, Jan 19, Feb 18, Mar 24
Personal Support Network Facilitation
The best guarantee of a safe and secure future for anyone with a disability is a caring network of family and friends. This 6–week online course uses PLAN’s proven approach to provide participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to become a Personal Support Network Facilitator. As a Network Facilitator, you will have the tools to re-chart a life of isolation towards a life at the centre of an active and caring personal support network.
Dates: Jan 25 – Mar 7 | Mar 15 – Apr 25 | May 17 – Jun 27