The You First Blog

HST Begins Tomorrow

June 30, 2010
Financial Planning
Anthony Sabti

As most of you know, the HST will take effect starting tomorrow (July 1st, 2010) in BC and Ontario.  The HST will replace the 8% provincial sales tax and 5% GST with a 13% HST in Ontario. and 12% in British Columbia.  HST will affect the prices of various goods and services in each province… Read More

Bullish on U.S., Bearish on China

June 17, 2010
Anthony Sabti

These are the thoughts expressed by fund manager David Fingold in a Financial Post article last week.  Fingold manages the Dynamic Global Discovery Fund, a value-style global fund with 1 year, 3 year, and 5 year returns all in the top quartile amongst its peers (article contains detailed return figures). David currently has no direct… Read More

The Bank of Canada announced today that it will be increasing its key lending rate by a quarter percent to .50%.  In doing so, it becomes the first country in the G7 to increase its rates since the global recession started in 2008.  Analysts predict that the over the next year, the Bank of Canada… Read More