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As you strive toward becoming an accredited professional, we’re here to help you with all your financial challenges!

If you have decided to pursue a degree in an accredited professional faculty or you are in the internship phase of your career, you may need to consider the following:

  • How are you going to fund your education?
  • Do you have a savings plan for semester expenses?
  • Do you need a laptop or tablet for projects, research etc.?
  • Do you need a vehicle to get around quickly and easily?
  • How do you plan to pay rent and other bills?

With RBC Royal Bank Professional Solutions, you can put your focus where it should be – on your studies and training– while we look after all your financial needs!

You are on: Education Financing tab

So you've been accepted into an accredited professional faculty, congratulations! But how are you going to finance your tuition?

Your need:
Education Loans

How RBC Royal Bank can help:

  • Education loans are available with flexible terms to suit your needs.
  • While you’re in school, you may choose to pay interest only at a very competitive rate.
  • After graduation, you will have a period to establish yourself before you begin repaying the loan principal and interest over a flexible period.

Ask for:

You’ll get:

  • Interest only educational loans for the entire duration of study
  • Preferential interest rates
  • Discounts on fees and service charges

You are on: Vehicle Financing tab

We know that during your study or internship period you may incur a number of expenses. However, with the rigours of your demanding schedule it would be convenient to have a vehicle to get around. RBC Royal Bank makes it affordable for you or your parents to finance this purchase.

Your need:
To purchase a new or pre-owned vehicle
How RBC Royal Bank can help:
Special offers are available for car financing during your study or internship period.

Ask for:

You’ll get:

  • Preferential interest rates
  • Up to 100% financing on new or pre-owned vehicles
  • Discounts on fees and service charges
  • Flexible and affordable repayment terms

You are on: Personal Expense Financing tab

Tuition is one expense, but what about books, room and board, purchase of a computer, entertainment, groceries and all other expenses? Have you thought about how you would fund these?

Your need:
Ready accessible funds to cover personal expenses; Convenient and secure payment solutions.

How RBC Royal Bank can help:
Your RBC Royal Bank Credit Card® can act as a short-term, interest-free loan whenever you need it. It’s a safe and convenient way to pay for purchases and can be an indispensable backup in emergency situations whether you’re home or abroad.

Ask for:

You’ll get:

  • No annual fee on Visa credit card for first year

You are on: Savings Solutions tab

While we make financing easy, as an intern you should also be saving to cover your expenses as this reduces your reliance on credit. 

Your need:
Savings solutions for personal expenses

How RBC Royal Bank can help:
We can help you to save for recurring expenses, and provide you with budgeting tips.

Ask for:
Savings and Investment Options; Our "Business of You" booklet - a step by step guide to mastering your financial life.

You'll get:

  • Safety of principal 
  • Return on your savings 
  • Easy access to your cash 

 

Full-time students:
While you may not be earning a salary as yet, you should get into the habit of saving a percentage of your allowance. Remember, with savings, a little goes a long way!

You are on: CPD Financing tab

Given your chosen profession, you will probably want and need to upgrade your skills and knowledge by pursuing second or post-graduate degrees or through attendance at conferences or courses. In fact, for some professional bodies, Continued Professional Development (CPD) is a mandatory requirement.

Your need:
Financing for Continued Professional Development

How RBC Royal Bank can help:
RBC Royal Bank has special loan packages for CPD which includes financing for:

  • Second or post-graduate degrees
  • Short courses
  • Specialization programmes
  • Travel for conferences

Ask for:

  • Education loans
  • Personal loans for Continuous Professional Development
  • Credit card for travel

You’ll get:

  • Up to 100% financing; Discounted interest rates & fees.

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