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News and Articles about Education Saving

The following are some articles and news items you might find helpful in your efforts to  assist Canadians with their savings activities. We will add new items on a regular basis. If you come across other articles that you believe would interest The Building Futures Network members, please pass them along to us and we'll post them here. Thank you.

Why Save – and How You Can Save

  • 9 best reasons to save money – It's not just about money – it's about what the money can do for you, your family and others. Here are nine top vote-getters from
  • What Canadians Spend – See how much Canadians spend on food, shelter, transportation and other costs at the Industry Canada web site. Costs are broken down by province, income, and other factors.
  • Why should I save my money? – Five major reasons why people save money from the Ontario Securities Commission’s web site on Investor Education.
  • How do I choose what to save for? – Only you can decide on what’s most important to you. Some are goals for the next few years, and others are further off. Learn how to set goals that are right for you from the Ontario Securities Commission’s web site on Investor Education.

Saving on Credit Cards

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Saving for Retirement

  • How much is enough? – An in-depth review of retirement and retirement savings from the CBC.

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Saving for Your Children's Education

  • Get the facts about RESPs before you invest – A primer from the Ontario Securities Commission about what to watch for when you look at Registered Retirement Education Plans. There are different kinds of RESPs to choose from, so it’s important to understand the rules before you sign any contract. 


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