The You First Blog

Markets Enjoy Big Rebound in January What a difference a month makes. As we wrote 3 weeks ago, amid negative media sentiment, markets quietly moved upward from Christmas Eve, and finished January in style. The S&P Toronto Stock Exchange closed on Christmas Eve at 13,780.20. At market close yesterday, the TSX sat at 15,540.60, a… Read More

As discussed in the Anthony’s 2019 Outlook, political concern persists but economic fundamentals are still strong. The optimist sees opportunity in every challenge, and here we provide some context to support a cautiously optimistic outlook for 2019. Here are 10 charts providing a case for optimism in 2019: 1: The U.S. economy heated up in… Read More

We would like to wish you and your family a happy new year. We hope to provide you with a brief overview of how investment markets have performed over the past year and to look ahead at what we can expect for 2019. How did markets do in 2018? After an unusually calm year of… Read More

We feel it is important to periodically review the basic tax-advantaged account structures available to Canadian investors. In this article, we’ll discuss the Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) and it’s sibling, the Spousal Retirement Savings Plan (SRSP). Who Will Make Best Use of an RRSP? You will benefit from an RRSP if you are working… Read More

Between now and the March 1st 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… Read More