Becoming parents

Being a new parent is a time where you have a lot of questions, including about your finances, like how do we manage the expenses of a new baby? Do we need to move? What should we be saving for their future?

Scotiabank is here to help with these questions and many others as you navigate this exciting time of your life.

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Trying to talk to your kids about money? Here's how to start.

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How to teach kids about money.

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Scotia advisor Farah El-Masri explains the basics of budgeting.

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You have the nursery ready, now what? We walk you through how you can save and invest for your family’s future.

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Saving for your child’s future


How much do you need to put away each year to save enough for your little one to head off to college or university? Find out with our RESP Reality Check tool.

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Are you buyers or renters?


Sometimes a new baby means a change of scenery. Buying or renting is a common decision for new parents, so try out our tool to see which is right for you.

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Saving for your future hockey star


Are your kids dreaming of playing hockey? Here is how you can budget and save so that you can cheer them on from the stands.

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Our Scotia advisors are here to help you plan your financial future. Talk to us today and get your retirement and financial goals on track.

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