Don’t wait: Get your finances in order now

Posted by Jackelyn Ford on Monday, August 18, 2014

*As published in the Fall 2013 issue of

As the year comes to a close, it’s natural to reflect on what you’ve accomplished during the past year and what you want to accomplish in the year to come. When it comes to financial goals, the best advice is not to wait: the timing will never be perfect, you’ll always have bills to pay, but if you start now you can vastly improve your financial future.

Financial goal: Saving for your retirement
Canada Pension Plan and Old Age Securit...

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Protecting your fun

Posted by Jackelyn Ford on Thursday, July 10, 2014

*As published in the Summer 2013 issue of

Picture it: bright sun, rolling waves and soft sand squishing between your toes. You are on holiday and life is good. You decide to try out surfing for the first time and during one of your falls, you hit the board awkwardly and crack your collarbone. Suddenly all you can feel is pain and you need to get to a hospital. One question first: do you have travel insurance?

Hopefully your answer is yes and this broken collarbone will not lead ...

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Keeping you and your business running

Posted by Jackelyn Ford on Friday, June 13, 2014
*As published in the Spring 2013 issue of

You are an entrepreneur. You’re working every day to improve and grow your business. Whether it’s because of your skills in sales, manufacturing or trade, the success of your business relies on you. So what happens if you are unable to work? How long does your business keep running without you at the helm? And if your business stops running, how long can you keep afloat without the income your business provides?

Disability insurance ...

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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