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Saving for education

Discover our range of investment solutions to save for your children’s post-secondary education.

Investment options

While Registered Education Savings Plans (RESPs) are a popular way to set aside money for your child’s or grandchild’s education, there are other ways to save money for school, such as a non-registered account or a TFSA.

Personalized approach

A Scotia advisor will get to know you and help build a customized education savings plan to help you achieve your goals.

The Canada Education Savings Grant (CESG)

The CESG is equal to 20% on the first $2,500 in annual contributions made to each beneficiary in an RESP plan. Find out how to boost your RESP savings with the CESG.1

Plans for education

Start a savings plan that’s right for your child with the help of a trusted expert. 

Registered Education Savings Plans (RESPs)

RESPs help parents, family, and friends save towards a child's future post-secondary education.

Tax-Free Savings Accounts (TFSA)

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.2

Products for education 

Build your plan by choosing from our flexible and customizable investment options.

Savings Accelerator Account

Earn a competitive interest rate on your money as it grows, with no monthly account fee. Available in registered1 and non-registered plans

Scotia Portfolio Solutions

Our Portfolio Solutions offer a diversified mix of mutual funds in the convenience of single investment to help you grow your savings while carefully managing risk.  Whether you are seeking regular income or long-term growth, there’s a portfolio solution designed to help you achieve your goals.

Mutual Funds

Mutual funds deliver instant diversification and professional money management in a cost-effective and convenient solution.

Guaranteed Investment Certificates (GICs)

GICs keep your principal investment safe and have a guaranteed rate of return for worry-free investing.

MomentumPLUS Savings Account

A high interest savings account that rewards you the longer you save.


All with no minimum balance or monthly account fee.

Are you saving for something else?

We can help you achieve your financial goals.

Introducing Advice+ from Scotiabank

Investing for the future is important, but so is enjoying your life today. Get financial advice from Scotiabank that’s easy to understand, informative, and tailored to you. Together, we’ll build a plan that fits your life today and tomorrow.

What is an RRSP?

Your guide to the Registered Retirement Savings Program and how it can help you save for retirement.

What is an RRSP?, What is an RRSP?

What is a TFSA?

Your guide to a Tax Free Savings Account and how they can help you save for your goals.

What is a TFSA?, What is a TFSA?

What you need to know about mutual funds

What is a mutual fund? Our guide explains this investment option, the benefits, risks and more.

What you need to know about mutual funds, What you need to know about mutual funds

Talk to a Scotia advisor today

A Scotiabank advisor is someone you can talk to about your today and trust with your tomorrow.

Build a plan for your future with Scotiabank

Get personalized advice from our team of advisors and investment specialists across Canada. 

Connect with us in a way that’s convenient for you. Scotia advisors are available in every branch to help you understand, plan, and execute the right financial plan.

Monitor your investments digitally with online and mobile banking. Our digital banking guides show you how to take care of your banking using your mobile phone, tablet, or computer.

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