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CPA Ontario Offers Busy News Rooms RRSP Articles With Tips From CPA Experts

Toronto (January 14, 2015) – The Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario (CPA Ontario) will release a collection of ready-to-use complimentary articles today speaking to Registered Retired Savings Plans (RRSPs), all of which feature CPA experts who identify key facts, tips, advice and up-to-date RRSP season information.

RRSPs and other investment options, such as Tax Free Savings Accountants (TFSAs), are a timely and popular topic at this time of year. Busy news rooms and editors will have access to more than 20 articles to reference and use throughout January and February 2015, addressing such matters as:                                  

  • RRSP Checklist
  • RRSP vs. TFSA
  • Building RRSP room — file returns for the kids
  • Withdrawing money from RRSPs
  • RRSPs – not just for retirement
  • What types of investments are best for RRSPs?
  • The real costs of RRSPs
  • How long can to pay into RRSPs
  • Strategy behind a spousal RRSP
  • Invest in RRSPs or pay down debt?
  • How to transfer RRSPs from one institution to another?
  • When to claim RRSP deductions
  • What are the implications of over contributions to RRSPs?

CPA Ontario will issue a collection of new RRSP articles to community media outlets every Wednesday morning from January 14, 2015 to February 4, 2015. Media can also reach out to CPA Ontario directly for editorial content by contacting pjensen@cpaontario.ca / amulhern@cpaontario.ca.

All information included in the articles is verified, accurate and provided by the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario as a public service. Additional ready-to-use, complimentary CPA Ontario articles on personal and business finance topics are available at cpaontario.ca.

Looking for a subject matter expert to address your RRSP questions or panel discussion? A team of Chartered Professional Accountants (CPAs) are available to speak to media about Registered Retired Savings Plans (RRSPs). CPAs are recognized and respected accounting professionals who are highly valued for their financial expertise, strategic thinking, business insight, management skills and leadership.

About the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario
CPA Ontario protects the public interest by ensuring its members meet the highest standards for integrity and expertise. CPA Ontario serves and supports its more than 80,000 members and approximately 20,000 students in their qualification and professional development in a wide range of senior positions in public accounting, business, finance, government, not-for-profits and academe. Certified General Accountants (CGAs), Certified Management Accountants (CMAs) and Chartered Accountants (CAs) are now unified under the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation.

For more information, please contact:
Perry Jensen
Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario
416-969-4271 or 1-800-387-0735, ext. 271
pjensen@cpaontario.ca

Amy Mulhern
Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario
416-322-6520 or 1-800-668-1454 ext. 8311
amulhern@cpaontario.ca