The You First Blog

National Bank prepared the series of charts below on common investing myths and the realities of the market. The charts cover topics such as: Market Timing in the Long Run Reasons to sell Average Returns Equity Performance in the long run Dollar Cost Averaging or Lump Sum? Home Country Bias Should Investors Fear Recessions MARKET… Read More

In late-July, the CRA payment deadline was re-extended by one month from September 1st to September 30th for those who either have a balance owing on their 2019 tax return, or who have to make 2020 instalments. CRA said that it will not charge penalties or interest if payments are made by the extended deadline of September… Read More

(Full commentary courtesy of Myles Zyblock, Chief Investment Strategist, Dynamic Funds) Market Update: Addressing the Volatility This year’s leadership stocks having been aggressively sold over the past couple of days. Communications Services, Consumer Discretionary and, most notably, Technology have been leading the way down. The S&P 500 has been caught in this downdraft given that… Read More

We have had several clients inquire about the best short-term savings options for cash on-hand. There are multiple investment vehicles available, such as basic savings, savings accounts via our advisor channel, and guaranteed investment certificates (GICs). Here are some of the top rates depending on the specific savings vehicle. All rates effective as of the… Read More

Drawing from your portfolios?  Worried about the next pullback?  What can you do to minimize the impact of a correction? Markets have been on an upward trajectory since late-March and most portfolios currently sit flat or slightly positive for the year.  This is quite the turnaround from just a few short months ago. However, headwinds… Read More