Articles by Jackie Porter

Jackie Porter

Jackie is an award-winning financial planner, best-selling author, mentor and speaker who has helped thousands of clients keep more of their hard-earned cash in their pocket. With 22 years of experience, she is referred to as Canada’s Financial Confidante. Her advice and financial strategies are featured in publications such as, Forum, Wealth Professional, Investment Executive and The Globe & Mail. She is often asked to share her insights at conferences, and on radio, television and podcast programs. Jackie was awarded the 2019 Wealth Professionals “Female Trailblazer of the Year” award.

Financial Implications of Common Law Relationships

Have you chosen to forgo marriage and opted to live in a common-law relationship? Canadian law does not treat common-law relationships and marriages the same. For example, if you are a divorcée who […]

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Gifting Assets to Adult Children After Divorce

It’s true what they say, there are two things you can’t avoid in life: death and taxes. Not exactly fond of the idea of handing over more than your fair share of taxes […]

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How to Confidently Tackle the Debt Conversation

You have decided you have met the right person. You are ready to take the step towards a lifelong commitment with your soon to be spouse. What could possibly stand in the way […]

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Pivoting Your Wedding Plans During a Pandemic

Wedding season is now well underway. You’ve been carefully planning the last details of your nuptials to ensure everything is perfect. As you anxiously wait for the big day, COVID 19 has likely […]

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Divorcing in the Middle of A Pandemic – What You Need to Know

At the best of times dealing with finance is a source of stress for many Canadians. The 2020 Financial Stress Index found that money is the number one cause of stress by a […]

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Spousal RSP’s and Divorce: What You Need to Know

Contributing to a spousal RSP is considered to be a smart financial planning strategy when a couple is planning their future together and looking to pay as little taxes a possible in retirement. […]

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