A GIA is a collection of individual investment accounts that employees can contribute to directly from their payroll, helping them save for a vacation, a down payment, home renovations and more.
This plan may be an appropriate choice if you:
A Capital Accumulation Plan (CAP) is a tax assisted investment or savings plan that permits the members of the CAP to make investment decisions in accordance with options offered within the plan. A Group Savings plan is considered a CAP. The Joint Forum of Financial Market Regulators issued the CAP guidelines to clearly outline the responsibilities of parties involved in a CAP and to ensure that members participating in a CAP were receiving the information and assistance they needed to make investment decisions.
RBC Royal Bank will work with you to ensure that your plan complies with the CAP guidelines.See complete CAP Guidelines