How to prepare for financial success as a newcomer to Canada

Posted September 28, 2022 10:46 a.m. EDT
Updated September 28, 2022 at 10:46 a.m. EDT

CanadaVisa and Scotiabank are pleased to invite you to register for our live webinar on November 2: How to prepare for financial success as a newcomer to Canada!

What will I learn?

This upcoming webinar will teach you all about banking in Canada as you plan your arrival. Preparing you for success as a newcomer is our number one priority and we look forward to supporting you on this memorable journey.

This interactive session will introduce you to great resources that will help you settle in Canada as seamlessly as possible. Starting your banking journey in Canada should be an easy transition, and we hope that after a thorough analysis of which credit card is right for you, what a checking/savings account can offer you, and how to take advantage of Scotiabank’s StartRight program among many others. other hot topics, you will have all the knowledge and confidence to Bank in Canada.

Register for this free webinar now!

Presentation of the webinar

In this webinar, we’ll cover the following topics and more:

  • Different Ways of Banking
  • Understanding Credit
  • Money transfer to Canada before arrival
  • credit history
  • Understanding Chequing Accounts and Savings Accounts
  • Understanding debit cards and credit cards
  • How the Scotiabank StartRight program can help you before you arrive in Canada

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

About Scotiabank

Scotiabank is one of Canada’s leading banks and one of the leading banks in the Americas. Guided by our purpose « for every future », we help our clients, their families and their communities succeed through a wide range of advice, products and services.

Launched in 2008, Scotiabank’s StartRight program is designed to simplify banking for permanent residents of Canada, international students and foreign workers who have recently arrived in Canada. We can help ease your transition to Canada by getting you started with a Scotiabank International Account that lets you transfer up to $50,000 before you arrive to help you feel better prepared knowing you have proof of funds ready. We can even help you get your study permit faster 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 international money transfers at no cost and expert help. financial advisers.

We also launched ScotiaGrowth, our new 10-year, $500 million community investment program designed to help promote economic resilience for disadvantaged individuals and communities. In particular, the program is focused on using funding and partnerships to increase post-secondary graduation and enrollment rates, help newcomers feel at home faster, and secure meaningful jobs and opportunities. for the elderly for underrepresented groups. That’s part of why Scotiabank is the bank for newcomers.

Legal Disclaimer: This webinar is provided for informational purposes only. It should not be considered financial, tax or investment advice or a guarantee as to the future, nor should it be considered a recommendation to buy or sell. The information in this webinar, including information relating to interest rates, market conditions, tax rules and other investment factors is subject to change without notice and the Bank of Nova Scotia is not responsible for updating 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 their 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 properly considered and action is taken on the based on the latest information available.

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