The You First Blog

Earlier this month, the government announced that the repayment deadline for CEBA loans to qualify for partial loan forgiveness is being extended from December 31, 2022, to December 31, 2023, for all eligible borrowers in good standing. This extension will support short-term economic recovery and offer greater repayment flexibility to small businesses and not-for-profit organizations,… Read More

There is just over a month left to make an RRSP contribution that would allow you to claim a deduction on your 2021 tax return. We would like to remind you that if you have an Investia Nominee account (most of you now do), you can transfer money to us via the bill payment function… Read More

Office Closures

January 20, 2022
Client services, January 2022 E-Newsletter
JoAnne Provost

There is almost always someone in the office between Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm. However, the fast-changing nature of the pandemic sometimes results in all of us working from home. We kindly ask that if you plan to come to the office, especially if you do not have an appointment, to please check in… Read More

There are two prevailing concerns that we’ve been asked about more recently: rate hikes and slowing growth. Courtesy of Myles Zyblock (Chief Investment Strategist, Dynamic Funds), we’d like to present some numbers relating to these issues. 1) Rate hikes. Inflation has been a hot topic in the press with higher prices seen broadly from gas… Read More

The Nasdaq Composite Index hit an all-time intraday high of 16,121 on Friday before closing at 16,057.  This marks the first time in its history that the Nasdaq has closed above 16,000. With year-to-date returns of 24.59%, the Nasdaq continues to post strong gains and is one of the strongest equity market performers in 2021…. Read More