The You First Blog

Early last week, investors had several reasons to celebrate as the S&P 500 crossed the 1200 point mark (up almost 50% from this time last year), the Canadian dollar reached parity with the American dollar, and the start of the first quarter reporting season had several companies reporting better-than-expected earnings.  However on Friday, American markets… Read More

For all the young readers out there, I spotted an article titled “The Case for Investing in your 20’s”, in the “Wealthy Boomer” blog of the Financial Post.  Being in this age bracket myself, it’s good to be reminded of the advantages of investing at a young age.  For the average person in their 20’s,… Read More

Tax tips of the week:

April 5, 2010
Odette Morin

RRSP receipts for 1st 60 days 2010 MUST be entered on 2009 tax return. Don’t keep receipts for next spring but they may be deducted in future years. If you owe money to Canada Revenue don’t ignore the notices. Send them something. Contact them to work out an arrangement if you can’t pay the full… Read More