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Between now and the March 2nd RRSP deadline, many of you will contact us to top up your RRSP. To make a purchase, you can call, e-mail or schedule a meeting with us. Here are the various ways you can fund your RRSP account: 1: Pre-authorized debit (PAD): If we have your banking information on file,… Read More

The last decade was very rewarding for investors and at almost 11 years, we are still in the midst of the longest U.S. bull market ever. However, most major economies are exhibiting late-cycle signs and are posting lower GDP growth. This stage precedes a recession and is typically characterized by economic activity that is still positive but slowing. Interest… Read More

We at You First feel it is beneficial to periodically review the basic tax-advantaged account structures available to Canadian investors. In this segment, we’ll discuss the Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA): who will benefit from a TFSA, what it is and is not, how it works, and we’ll finish with some frequently asked TFSA questions.   You… Read More

Welcome to a new year and a new decade!  Before we begin, we would like to extend our sincere wishes for a happy new year to you and your family. We would also like to thank to you for your continued trust in us and for the opportunity to assist you in working toward your financial goals. Should you have any questions about your… Read More

Starting this year, our weekly briefs will look slightly different. Generally, each Friday we send out a weekly brief with market numbers and supporting economic data. We have concluded that a weekly reporting of the “economic noise” is not insightful for most investors. Moving forward, we’ll simply report the weekly numbers and limit the economic updates to a quarterly basis…. Read More