The Canada Child Benefit is a new program aimed at helping families with the cost of raising children today and into the future. This is the week when the cheques (or direct deposits) are set to arrive. I'm optimistic that the money will prompt some families to open up a Registered Education Savings Plan for their kids.
Bruce Sellery a personal finance expert and the author of the Globe & Mail bestseller, “Moolala: Why smart people do dumb things with money (and what you can do about it)”. He appears regularly on Cityline and Breakfast Television and is a columnist for MoneySense Magazine, Today’s Parent and Chatelaine. He was the host of Million Dollar Neighbourhood on the Oprah Winfrey Network and spent almost a decade as an anchor for BNN in Toronto and New York City. Bruce is also a consultant to companies in the area of financial literacy, and speaks at events from coast to coast.
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