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Winner of Our Third Quarter RESP Contest

img_20161109_160109-croppedToday, Global RESP Corporation (GRESP) is pleased to announce the winner of the third quarter RESP Contest: Leo Thein Maung from Chestermere, Alberta! His mother, San Ma entered him into the contest for a chance to win a Global Education Savings Plan worth up to $5,000. Ma was already a GRESP subscriber, and had an RESP for son Leo. Now that she has won the contest, she has an additional boost to her contributions that will guide her son to a successful future. The entire family had the opportunity to meet with Sam Bouji, Founder of GRESP, in Alberta earlier this month.
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Back-to-School Is the Best Time to Think About RESPs

Another summer has quickly come to an end. And that means one thing: your kids are back in school. Just as spring is a great time to consider spring cleaning, the back-to-school period is a great time to start thinking about your kid’s post-secondary education (PSE) and the benefits of investing in a Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP).

Why is back-to-school such a great time to think about RESPs? The start of a new year means your kid is one step closer to starting their PSE. Whether you’ve started to save for their PSE or not, there’s a huge number of reasons to invest in a RESP.

Thanks to RESPs, parents can provide their children with financial stability as they learn and teach them about financial responsibility as they grow. Through a RESP, you can contribute up to $50,000 and the subscriber will have up until 31st year of the plan to make contributions. Continue reading