In The News: Canada Child Benefit About to Increase


Have you heard?

Families that are entitled to the Canada Child Benefit (CCB) who have children under six years old will be receiving a little bit more money this year!

The last year and a half has been very unpredictable for families – especially ones with young children who have been hit by several additional COVID expenses such as child care and around the house activities. 

In 2021, families can receive up to $1,200 more per child under the age of six.

The first payment was issued on May 28th, 2021, and the final two payments will be issued on July 30 and October 29, 2021.

This additional money can help families pay for child care, food, clothing, etc.

If you are interested in learning more, you can check out these two articles here and here.

Sample illustration of Child Plan™ Cash and Insurance Values

Based on a Monthly Deposit of $225 per month

Age Accumulated Cash Value Life Insurance Value
20 $80,448 (Education) $770,802
35 $184,850 (House) $1,070,880
45 $325,714 (Security) $1,343,568
65 $964,321 (Retirement) $2,082,564

Sample illustration is based on a $225 monthly premium for twenty years, starting when the child is less than 1. Cash and life insurance values are based on the current dividend scale of 6.0% from a Canadian Life Insurance Company. This example is strictly for illustrative purposes only, the annual dividend scale is not guaranteed and values may differ.

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*illustrations are reflective of the annual premium amount

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