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Trusted Regina Financial Advisors at Worby Wealth Management Explain RRSPs

Chris Worby is a Trusted Regina based financial advisor and Wealth Management services provider. With over 20 years of experience, Worby Wealth Management has been committed to providing a high standard of financial service to individuals, families and business owners in Regina and area. Worby Wealth Management listens and provides a personalized financial plan. In their latest Worby Wealth Management Trusted Regina Financial Tip, they share details about Registered Retirement Saving Plan (RRSPs).

Registered Retirement Saving Plans (RRSPs)

By Chris Worby - May 2023

A Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) is an investment that is registered with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) which allows for the deferring of taxes owed on the money contributed and any investment income earned until future years when the funds are withdrawn.  

RRSP Contributions 

The money you contribute to an RRSP now allows you to reduce the income you pay tax on for the previous taxation year. 2 months into the next calendar year is the usual deadline to invest into RRSPs for the previous taxation year.  That means January and February is the perfect time to invest in an RRSP for the previous tax year.

“Wait, did you mean now as in now, or as in now… eh I’ll get to it soon now?”  

That  old adage is never more relevant – 

" The best time to invest was 50 years ago… the second best time to invest is right now! "

The 2022 limit is $29,210 or 18% of your earned income reported on your 2021 tax return (whichever is less), minus any employer-sponsored pension plan contribution, plus any unused contribution room from previous years.  Check your most recent CRA Notice of Assessment (NOA) to determine your limit.  

Age Limits

No minimum contribution age exists, but you must have earned income reported to CRA.  At Worby Wealth Management, we’ll never promote child labour; regardless, my children seem to think spending time on Roblox counts as performing a household chore. 

The sooner you start contributing to your RRSP, the better to take advantage of the power of compounding.  Contributions can be made until you turn 71, when they must be converted to an RRIF, or you must purchase an Annuity.

Investment Choices

Various investments can be held in an RRSP, including cash, GICs, bonds, mutual funds, ETFs and individual stocks.  However, before choosing your investment approach, it’s always best to consider Retirement, Tax, and possibly even Estate issues.

Questions regarding RRSPs? 

If you have questions about account or investment options, contact Worby Wealth Management to get your questions answered and start investing in an RRSP or other investment accounts today.

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The comments herein are a general discussion of certain issues intended as general information only and should not be relied upon as tax or legal advice. Please obtain independent professional advice in the context of your particular circumstances.  This Blog was written, designed and produced by  Chris Worby for the benefit of Chris Worby, a Financial Advisor at Worby Wealth Management, a registered trade name with Investia Financial Services Inc., and does not necessarily reflect the opinion of Investia Financial Services Inc.  The information contained in this article comes from sources we believe are reliable, but we cannot guarantee its accuracy or reliability.  The opinions expressed are based on an analysis and interpretation dating from the publication date and are subject to change without notice.  Furthermore, they do not constitute an offer or solicitation to buy or sell securities.  Mutual Funds approved exempt market products and/or exchange-traded funds are offered through Investia Financial Services Inc.

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