About Us

Our Commitment to Education

At Knowledge First Financial, we are committed to inspiring students to realize life’s possibilities by enabling families to maximize their education savings through RESP Specialists. Since 1965, the company has paid $7.5 billion to customers and students. With $6.0 billion in assets under management, we are Canada’s largest RESP Company with a sole focus on education savings.

Our RESP Specialists meet with Canadians from coast to coast to coast, each and every day. Thanks to their efforts, more families learn about the importance of saving for their children’s future education. The company’s head office is located in Mississauga, Ontario and is staffed by professionals who are equally committed to helping our customers achieve their education savings goals.

Today, we manage over 500,000 RESPs for our customers and each year approximately 60,000 students attend post-secondary with the help of one of our plans.

Knowledge First Foundation

The Foundation is a not-for-profit Canadian corporation founded in 1965 and is the sponsor and promoter of education savings plans.

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Knowledge First Scholarships

Ten Knowledge First Financial Graduate Scholarship Awards are available for students heading to grad school this September! Deadline is May 27, 2019 11:59 PM.

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Board of Directors

Our independent Board of Directors are distinguished leaders with a track record of success in business, law, and many other professions.

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Plan Documents

Find the interim and annual financial statements for Knowledge First Financial, as well as other important corporate documents.

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  • Family Group Education Savings Plan Changes Approved

    May 31, 2019

    Mississauga, ON (May 31, 2019) – Knowledge First Financial Inc. today announces, following a subscriber vote, the approval from Family Group Education Savings Plan (Group Plan) customers to transfer assets into the Family Single Student Plan (Single Student Plan) for the purposes of winding up the Group Plan.

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  • Family Single Student Education Savings Plan Changes Approved

    May 31, 2019

    Mississauga, ON (May 31, 2019) – Knowledge First Financial Inc. today announces, following a subscriber vote, the approval from Family Single Student Education Savings Plan (Single Student Plan) customers to eliminate depository fees and create a consolidated Management Fee of no greater than 1% per year. These changes reflect a modest increase in the overall fees paid by customers and results in more certainty and transparency regarding fees associated with the Single Student Plan. This Management Fee is comparable or lower to similar RESP plans.

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