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How to Get Free Money to Save for Your Child's College Education

 by: Angela McKenzie


Did you know that a college educated person will earn 2.5 times more over a lifetime than someone without a post secondary education? College educated people are more likely to keep their jobs when times are tough and are more likely to be working than those without a post secondary education. Now getting an education can be expensive. One year in a Canadian degree program such as an arts and science program can easily cost $5000/year. If you are an out of province student, the extraneous expenditures can easily increase your education costs by $3000/school year.

To help pay for future education cost, the Government of Canada has taken great initiative to ensure that every Canadian child will have the funds necessary to get an education by providing families with free government grants. The free grant was introduced in 1998 to encourage parents to start saving for their children’s education costs.

How does the program work?
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About The Author


Angela McKenzie has an online program aimed at helping parents learn more about the Free Government Grants available and saving for future education costs. To learn more about how you can take advantage of free Canadian grants to start an education plan for your child visit http://www.respresourcecenter.org.







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