RRSP and bankruptcy

By: Bankruptcy Ottawa  09-12-2011
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Answer: The answer depends on the type of RRSP. If the RRSP is an RRSP that you have contributed to over the years, perhaps at your bank, than it is probably not protected, meaning you would lose your RRSP if you filed for bankruptcy.

If your RRSP is a locked in RRSP, you would generally not lose it if you filed for bankruptcy. An RRSP is typically locked in when you convert a pension from your former employer to an RRSP, or if your RRSP is through work, where your employer is making the contributions.

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