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RRSP, TFSA and HBP: which one is the best strategy when it comes to buying your first home?

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The Tax-Free Savings Account (TSFA) is frequently recommended to young people as the savings vehicle of choice if they earn a low income at the start of their careers. As a result, these young people have a low deduction rate for an RRSP contribution, so it is better for them to contribute to a TFSA. Later, when they are earning more, it will be more advantageous for them to transfer the money from their TFSA to an RRSP.

But when it comes to buying a home, should these young people transfer the money they have accumulated in their TFSA to an RRSP[1] and use the Home Buyers’ Plan (HBP) strategy? Continuer la lecture