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Financial Advice For All

Posted by Jackelyn Ford on Thursday, March 23, 2017,

There is a strong change that regulators may follow suit with Ontario and ban embedded commissions, which is how independant financial advisors get paid presently. Please visit this site for more information about the proposed changes to how financial advisors work and are compensated that will negatively affect clients going forward. 

People deserve choice and this proposed legislation removes it. Currently fee-for-service advisors exist and cater to high ...

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Spring Cleaning Your Finances

Posted by Jackelyn Ford on Wednesday, May 29, 2013,
Spring is upon us and with the rains washing away the winter dirt, many people start cleaning and organizing their households.  One thing that often gets overlooked in this period of purging and simplifying is your household finances. This year grab all your papers, open up your online accounts and tackle spring cleaning your finances.

#1: So many insurance policies, questionable benefit
It might seem odd for an insurance broker to say that you might not need all the insurance you are paying fo...
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What Are The Odds?

Posted by Jackelyn Ford on Tuesday, June 1, 2010,

The saying is "Lies, damn lies, and statistics" but when it comes to planning your future and protecting your family, finding the probability of an outcome is key to painting an accurate picture and achieving your goals.  So let's take a look at some odds.

You buy a house.  It's exciting and probably the biggest purchase of your life, aside from the money for your retirement, so of course you insure it.  No question.  But do you know the odds of actually claiming on your house insurance by ...

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About Me

Jackelyn Ford Jackelyn has Bachelor of Business Admin from Simon Fraser University to accompany her license from the Insurance Council of BC. She has been working in the financial industry for over a decade, assisting a variety of individual and business clients meet their unique needs. Jackelyn is happy to be living in the beautiful Okanagan, enjoying the fabulous lifestyle it offers while helping her clients make sense of their money! E.O.E