The You First Blog

“No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn” – Hal Borland Merry Christmas from You First Financial! We have arrived at the final weekly update prior to Christmas 2019. This year has truly flown by! From all of us at You First – Anthony, Sandrine, Joanne, and Frank, we wish you all a Merry… Read More

“It does look as though this One Nation Conservative government has been given a powerful new mandate to get Brexit done” – Boris Johnson Boris Johnson’s Tories Win Decisive Majority in UK Election Boris Johnson has won another term as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. His Tories gained 66 seats, improving from 299… Read More

“How did it get so late so soon?”- Dr. Seuss Staying Invested is the First (and Second) Rule of Investing As we rapidly approach the holidays – and the end of the decade! – we thought it would be worthwhile to share this informative piece that National Bank Investments published recently. This quick read is a… Read More

“Savings, remember, is the prerequisite of investment”- Campbell McConnell TFSA 2020 Contribution Limit Announced This week, the Canadian Government confirmed the 2020 TFSA space to be $6,000. This was as expected. The annual space is calculated using a specific formula and is indexed to inflation to the nearest $500. The 2018 amount was $5,500 and the… Read More

“The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time” – Abraham Lincoln   Weekly Update – By The Numbers North America Friday Close Weekly Change Weekly % Change YTD % Change Canada – S&P TSX Composite 16,955 -74 -0.43% 18.38% USA – Dow Jones Industrial Average 27,876 -129 -0.46%… Read More