Saving for a big purchase
When making a major purchase, it's important to know where that money is coming from before signing on the dotted line. You have a range of low-risk investment options that offer steady returns.
Customized financial plan
The timeline on big purchases is usually short.
It's important to establish a time frame to save for your big purchase so you can figure out how much you need to save on a regular basis.
If your goal is to buy a car, plan a trip, or start saving for a down payment on a home, a Scotia advisor will recommend the right plan for you now and in the future.
Pre-Authorized Contributions (PACs)
Setting up a PAC helps you build your savings easily and conveniently through automatic contributions. It makes saving for your purchase simple and hassle-free. Find out how to set it up through online banking and start saving today.
Registered plan for big purchases
Start planning for your dream purchase today with the help of a Scotia advisor.
Tax-Free Savings Accounts (TFSA)
Earn up to $350 in value on an eligible TFSA & RRSP.‡
A TFSA is a great way to save for both short and long-term goals, with the flexibility to withdraw your money at any time without penalty.1
Products for big purchases
Build your plan by choosing from a range of diverse savings and investment products.
Savings Accelerator Account
Earn up to 4.05% interest until April 30, 2023 on new deposits in your eligible RRSP or TFSA with the Savings Accelerator Account.†
Earn a competitive interest rate on your money as it grows, with no monthly account fee. Available in registered2 and non-registered plans.
Guaranteed Investment Certificates (GICs)
Earn up to 15,000 Scene+TM points on an eligible GIC.♢
A worry-free investment product that keeps your principal investment safe and has a guaranteed rate of return.
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The amount you withdraw can be put back into your TFSA starting the following year without impacting your contribution room. Specific product restrictions may also apply. Annual contribution limits: $5,000 for 2009-2012; $5,500 for 2013-2014; $10,000 for 2015; $5,500 for 2016-2018; $6,000 for 2019 – 2021.
For complete information on your contribution room, please visit the Canada Revenue Agency website.