The You First Blog

We would like to provide you with an update on the work-from-home tax saving options available for the 2020 tax year. Those who worked from home in 2020 will have to decide whether to use the $2 a day flat-rate or detailed method.  At tax time, you can use our employment expenses checklist which will… Read More

20 Charts for 2021 We have turned the page on a difficult and turbulent 2020. However, there are signs that the current upward market trend can continue. Here are 20 of our favourite charts heading into 2021, organized into the following categories: -2020 Index Returns -Economy -COVID and Sector Returns -Market Analysis -Central Banks and… Read More

Now that we have flipped the calendar and the holidays are firmly in the rear-view mirror, it is almost time for our annual January e-newsletter. We are hard at work putting together the e-newsletter and are excited to present it to you. The e-newsletter will include a 2021 market outlook, our favourite 21 charts for… Read More

The S&P TSX Composite started 2021 by passing the 18,000 mark for the first time. For the week, the TSX closed at 18,042. The TSX appeared poised to hit 18,000 last February. On February 20, 2020, the TSX closed at an all-time high of 17,944. We all know what happened next. Since the market bottom… Read More

On behalf of the entire You First team, we wish you a happy holiday season and a prosperous New Year.  May this time of year bring you health, relaxation, and beautiful moments with your loved ones. We all had to adapt to a new reality this year. We came together to face these difficult times… Read More