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Students Education and RESPs

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Tips on saving for your children's education so that the only limit is how much they can achieve.

5 financial tips for high school grads as they head to post-secondary

Some simple advice to help you plan for your education and financial future.

Understanding RESP options in Alberta

Learn about RESPs: how much you can contribute, what government grants provide, and what happens if your child doesn'tt attend a post secondary institution.

Maximize Your RESP Contributions

Take advantage of the government grant that matches up to 20% on your contributions to an RESP and learn about carry-forward room for missed contributions.

What do you need to withdraw money from an RESP

In order to withdraw funds from your RESP you'll need to complete some steps for validation. Read through as we uncover what these steps entail.

Paying Off a Student Loan Early: Pros & Cons

Most people graduate post-secondary with student loans. Learn the advantages and disadvantages of paying off student loans early.

Scholarships, awards and where to find them in Alberta

Advice on where to start your scholarship search in Alberta.

What is ATB’s role in my child’s RESP?

Part of ATB’s approach to service has always been to listen, assist, and provide expert advice. You'll find with an RESP, our approach is no different.

What if my child does not attend a post-secondary school?

Started an RESP? Child not attending post-secondary? Not to worry, here's some options for how to proceed.

What do I need to set up an RESP?

There are 3 basic documents needed to set up an RESP. Learn what they are so you can be prepared and make the process quick and easy.

The real price of student life in Alberta

Here’s some insight into the cost of being a student in Alberta and ways to save.

The #1 investing tip—and it’s surprisingly simple

We’d like to share with you our biggest piece of investing advice and 3 investing habits that can play a significant role in your investing strategy; whether in your 20s or after.

Savings tips for students

As a student, the thought of putting money away in savings might seem out of reach, but it’s easier than you think.

Saving for a child’s education

Given the cost of post secondary education, it’s a great idea to save for a child’s education. We’ve shared some tips on how to get started.

RESPs—what is the Accumulated Income Payment (AIP)?

Learn the implications of withdrawing earned income from an RESP if a beneficiary doesn’t attend school or finishes without using all the money.

How to save for a graduation trip (because you deserve it)

Here are 5 steps to help you plan and save for a graduation trip.

4 affordable ways to decorate your residence room

A few simple ideas to help transform your residence room into your home away from home.

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