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WEBINAR: How to Prepare for Financial Success as a Newcomer to Canada Watch the webinar to learn everything you need to know about banking in Canada!

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CanadaVisa and Scotiabank were pleased to hold a live webinar: How to Prepare for Financial Success as a Newcomer to Canada!

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Webinar: How to Prepare for Financial Success as a Newcomer to Canada

Brought to you by CanadaVisa and Scotiabank. This webinar will teach you all about banking in Canada as you plan your arrival. Setting you up for success as a newcomer is our number one priority and we cannot wait to help you throughout this memorable journey.

What will I learn?

This webinar will teach you all about banking in Canada as you plan your arrival. Setting you up for success as a newcomer is our number one priority and we cannot wait to help you throughout this memorable journey.

This interactive session introduces you to great resources which will help you settle into Canada as seamlessly as possible. Beginning your banking journey in Canada should be a transition that comes easy, and we hope after a deep dive into what credit card is right for you, what a chequing/saving account can offer and how to take advantage of the Scotiabank StartRight Program among many other trending topics you will have all the knowledge and confidence to Bank in Canada.

We cover the following topics plus more:

  • Different ways of banking
  • Understanding credit
  • Transferring money to Canada prior to arrival
  • Credit history
  • Understanding chequing accounts and saving accounts
  • Understanding debit cards and credit cards
  • How the Scotiabank StartRight Program can help support you prior to arriving in Canada

Resources to help you succeed in Canada

Download the webinar slides here.

Scotiabank has also prepared a guide with more resources to help you settle in Canada which you can download by clicking here.

About CanadaVisa

CanadaVisa.com was founded in 1994 as the online platform of the Cohen Immigration Law Firm. Since then, CanadaVisa has grown to be one of the world’s most trusted sources on how to move to Canada, and settle here. CanadaVisa’s web properties include cicnews.com and its weekly newsletter, the CanadaVisa Forum, and more. All the resources provided by CanadaVisa are meant to help people around the world access trusted, factual, and timely information to support their Canadian immigration journey.

About Scotiabank

Scotiabank is one of the top Canadian banks and a leading bank in the Americas. Guided by our purpose “for every future”, we help our customers, their families and their communities achieve success through a broad range of advice, products and services.

Launched in 2008, the Scotiabank StartRight Program is designed to simplify banking for Canadian Permanent residents, International Students and Foreign Workers who have recently landed in Canada. We can help ease your transition to Canada by getting you started with a Scotiabank International Account that allows you to transfer up to $50,000 before you arrive to help you feel more prepared knowing you have proof of funds ready. We can even help fast track your study permit with the Scotiabank Student GIC Program.

Our Scotiabank StartRight program can also help you start banking in Canada with 12 months of free banking, access to credit with no credit history, unlimited no-fee international money transfers, and expert help from Financial Advisors.

We also launched ScotiaRISE – our new, 10-year, $500 million community investment program designed to help promote economic resilience among disadvantaged people and communities. In particular, the program is centred on using funding and partnerships to increase graduation rates and postsecondary enrolment, help newcomers feel at home faster and secure meaningful employment and senior opportunities for underrepresented groups. It’s all part of why Scotiabank is the bank for newcomers.

Legal Disclaimer: This webinar is provided for information purposes only. It is not to be relied upon as financial, tax or investment advice or guarantees about the future, nor should it be considered a recommendation to buy or sell. Information contained in this webinar, including information relating to interest rates, market conditions, tax rules, and other investment factors are subject to change without notice and The Bank of Nova Scotia is not responsible to update this information. All third party sources are believed to be accurate and reliable as of the date of presentation and The Bank of Nova Scotia does not guarantee its accuracy or reliability. Webinar participants should consult their own professional advisor for specific financial, investment and/or tax advice tailored to their needs to ensure that individual circumstances are considered properly and action is taken based on the latest available information.