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30 Canadian families win early bird prizes in #RESP150 Contest 

MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 31, 2017 /CNW/ - To mark Canada's 150th year and encourage more parents to build their child's future with a Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP), Knowledge First Financial launched the #RESP 150 Contest. Everyone who opens an RESP with Knowledge First Financial between February 6 and July 31, 2017 is automatically entered to win one of 150 prizes with a total value of $45,000 including:

  • 5 grand prizes of travel gift cards, worth $5,000 each
  • 20 technology 'choice of prize,' worth $500 each
  • 25 VIA® Rail gift cards, worth $200 each
  • 100 'choice of prize' gift cards, worth $50 each

#RESP150 Contest Early Bird Draw

Debbie Chomica of Brandon, Manitoba recently opened an RESP with Knowledge First Financial was selected as the winner of the early bird grand prize – a travel gift card with $5,000. Now she and her family are going places!

A total of 30 early bird prizes were awarded including:

  • One of five grand prizes of travel gift cards worth $5,000 each
  • Four of 20 technology "choice of prize" valued at $500 each
  • Five of 25 VIA® Rail Gift Card prizes worth $200 each
  • 20 of 100 merchant gift card "choice of prize" valued at $50 each

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More #RESP 150 Contest prizes to be won!

A Knowledge First Financial RESP will take your child places. It's a great way to save for your child's education and build a brighter future for your child. Now is a perfect time to get started -- open an RESP with Knowledge First Financial before July 31, 2017 and be automatically entered to win.

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About Knowledge First Financial

Canadian families have relied on education savings plans offered by Knowledge First Financial for more than 50 years. Today, the company manages $3.62 billion in assets on behalf of more than 250,000 customers. Since 1965, payments from the plans have reached $3.6 billion and the Knowledge First Foundation has further enhanced Education Assistance Payments to students by nearly $50 million.

Knowledge First Financial Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Foundation and is the investment fund manager, administrator and distributor of Registered Education Savings Plans. Knowledge First Foundation is a not-for-profit Canadian corporation with no share capital. The Foundation is therefore able to reinvest excess revenues in initiatives that support student success.

SOURCE Knowledge First Financial Inc.

For further information: Suzanne Martyn-Jones, Vice-President, Marketing and Customer Communications, Knowledge First Financial Inc., Tel: 905-270-8777, ext. 4247,


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