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Education planning: get started

Providing the opportunity for a higher education is something most parents think about for their children, and research shows how a post-secondary education pays off in the long-run. That can be reassuring as you think about the future. But, assurance needs a plan, and now is the time to start.

Contact DFS Investments if you want to discuss investment options.

Why is saving for a post-secondary education so important?

The cost of a post-secondary education is rising. That's just a reality. The earlier you start saving, the greater the likelihood you'll be able to help your child earn an education.

Get started

Don't let projected post-secondary education costs put you in shock. Take the first step and get started.

We can help

We can help you prepare for this incredible time of growth in your child's life.

We've simplified the process for you. Take some time to go through the site, or set up time to meet with your Desjardins Mutual Funds Representative and start your education plan today.

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Registered Education Savings Plans (RESP) offer tax advantages and allow you to take advantage of eligible government grants.

Disability insurance*

Disability insurance benefits may also allow parents to protect assets set aside for a post-secondary education if they are out of work for an extended period of time due to illness or injury.

Mutual Funds are not insurance products and are distributed through representatives of Desjardins Financial Security Investments Inc.

Please read the applicable Fund Facts before investing. Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses may be associated with mutual fund investments.

Mutual Funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated. Mutual fund securities are not covered by the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation or by any other government deposit insurer.

Neither Desjardins Insurance nor its agents provide tax or legal advice. Please consult your tax, legal or investment advisor regarding your specific circumstances.

*Desjardins living benefits products are manufactured and issued by Desjardins Financial Security Life Assurance Company.

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