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Single by Choice Or Chance

If you are over 45, single by choice or chance, living in Canada today and are examining the options for your future, this book is for you. The path you take depends on your preparedness, from where you will live to how best to cope with aging parents and how you will address your own financial future. This book will assist you in designing a life plan that encompasses not only financial goals but also your other life priorities—such as career, relationship and other personal goals. Read on to find your own path to a happy, healthy and financially stable longer life.

Jackie Porter

Jackie Porter is an award-winning CFP and financial advisor in Canada who has been in the financial industry for the past 24 years serving thousands of families, established businesses, and professionals. Her practice focuses on cash flow management and tax planning strategies for small to medium-sized businesses who need someone at the table working on their behalf. She also helps professionals who are experiencing a life change and receive a settlement or severance package. Beside financial advising, she is a featured speaker and advocate for numerous corporate, professional and charitable organizations.

She also co-authored “Single by Choice or Chance, the smart woman’s guide to living longer better” to help single women prepare better for their financial future. Raised by a single mom who was passed away when Jackie was in her teens led Jackie to learn important lessons about becoming financially independent very early in her life. She entered the financial industry as a second career after taking a package from a telecom company. Since Jackie had to become financially independent at such a young age, she was hungry to learn the principles of real wealth and saw the profession as her golden opportunity.

By using this golden opportunity, Jackie is now one of Canada’s most recognized financial planners and financial advisor in Canada. Her advice and financial strategies have been featured in top financial publications such as The Agenda, Globe and Mail, Forum, Wealth Professional and Investment Executive. Many have benefited from her sound and actionable financial advice offered at business conferences, radio interviews, podcasts and television programs such as the Star, Tangerine Bank, the Agenda, CBC, Sun News and BNN. Also, Jackie has been awarded winner of the Mackenzie Investments Award for ‘Female Trailblazer of the Year’ category in the 2019 and 2021 Wealth Professionals awards. She is happy to share her journey to creating a 7-figure net worth out of very humble beginnings.