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“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

“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

“In the New Year, never forget to thank to your past years because they enabled you to reach today! Without the stairs of the past, you cannot arrive at the future!” – Mehmet Murat Ildan Weekly Update – So Long, 2018 For the last time in 2018, we will leave you with our tax- and investment-related… Read More

“Christmas: The only time of year you can sit in front of a dead tree and eat candy out of socks” – Anonymous Weekly Update – Re-Iterating Our Year-End Financial Planning Checklist With only a few more days left in 2018, it is a good time to revisit tax- and investment-related strategies. We compiled a list of… Read More

“Savings, remember, is the prerequisite of investment” ― Campbell McConnell Annual Tax-Free Savings Account Limit Increases to $6,000 for 2019 The annual TFSA increase rose from $5,500 in 2018 to $6,000 for 2019. You might be asking, “why the increase?”. The answer is that the annual dollar limit increase is tied to inflation and rounded to the… Read More