The You First Blog

Shopping online is convenient, fast and often brings some savings but many Canadians forget to factor in the costs of shipping and duties when shipped to Canada. These fees often defeat the purpose. Read more here and to see sample fees added to your final bill. link to CBC news article

            Black Friday can be a dangerous thing for two important reasons.  The first one is that while you may be benefiting from great savings, you may be tempted to overspend.  The best saving is still to avoid buying all together but if it is an item you really need/want,… Read More

“The Difference Between Stupidity and Genius is That Genius Has Its Limits” -Albert Einstein   TSX Up, Dow Sets New Record The Toronto stock market closed higher Friday, with commodity prices and resource companies advancing amid signs that central banks are prepared to step up efforts to keep the fragile global economic recovery going.  The… Read More

Being an executor is a big job. It involves lots of responsibility, pressure and risk. It’s not a job you’d expect someone to do for free. So how much should you provide in your will for the executor’s compensation? Even if executors are family members or beneficiaries, it is a good idea and in some… Read More

                We all have this love story with our cars. Let’s face it, we spend a lot of time in our cars and it is a reflection of who we are for many. Take Terry and me for example, we drive this perfectly fine 8 year old Lexus… Read More