1 minute read

Are you a newcomer to Canada? Are you curious about how you can best plan your finances? Look no further – in this article, we’ll talk about some of the key strategies that can help you get started with budgeting and financial planning in your new country.

Budgeting is a vital financial skill that everyone should develop, especially newcomers to Canada. When you move to a new country, it’s important to understand the local economy and currency, as well as how to manage your money in a responsible way.

To get started, consider these five steps for financial planning:

  1. Identify your short- and long-term financial goals. Having clear financial goals can help you prioritize your day-to-day spending.

  2. Take advantage of any special programs offered to newcomers. TD Bank offers a New to Canada Banking Package that offers discounts on fees and products for newcomers.

  3. Develop an emergency fund. An emergency fund is a bank account dedicated to savings in case something unexpected happens. Knowing you have a financial cushion can offer peace of mind in times of crisis.

  4. Take control of your credit. Credit is an important part of life, and understanding how it works can help you make smarter decisions about how to use it.

  5. Understand taxes. Tax laws are different in every country, so it’s important to understand how taxes work where you live.

You don’t have to go it alone. TD Bank has many resources available to help newcomers plan their finances. Learn more about TD’s New to Canada Banking Package and book an appointment to talk with a TD Personal Banking Associate about the TD New to Canada Banking Package. With the help of TD experts, you can learn how to better manage your finances and get a head start towards meeting your financial goals.

It doesn’t matter if you’re just starting out or looking for more advanced financial advice—TD Bank has the resources to help you meet all of your financial planning needs. Get started today and take control of your finances.