Author Archives: Jackie Porter

Investing Tips For Empowering Women’s Confidence

Why aren’t women investing as much as men? Contrary to popular belief, there isn’t as significant a financial literacy gap as a confidence gap between men and women. The financial confidence gap of 60% has more with women not tapping into what they already know about money when making investment decisions. Women tend to be […]

Gender Difference in Approaching Financial Management

Men and women have different ways of approaching financial management which can cause some challenges when they need to work together.  What are some differences between men and women around making financial decisions? Due to societal pressure, men might feel more significant pressure in providing for the household. This can also reflect on managing money, […]

How to Create A Successful Side Hustle During COVID

Are you considering adopting a side hustle during COVID?  Whether it’s launching your own business or getting a part-time job, starting a side hustle during COVID might be a great way to increase your income. However, it might be challenging while balancing your full-time job and life. Taking a leap of faith to turn your […]

Taking the Reins of Your Aging Parents

You are beginning to realize it may be time to take over. Perhaps you have visited recently, and you are getting concerned. There are hardly any groceries in the fridge, and bills seem to be piling up on the kitchen table. You can’t help but wonder as you said goodbye when the last time they […]

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 pressure by a large margin, and one of the primary reasons couples divorce. For couples who are divorcing in the middle of the COVID 19 […]

Preparing for the Coming Recession – What You Need to Know.

According to Forbes Magazine, in February of this year, the word recession 2020 was googled over 75 million times. Was this a sign of collective worry before we knew we were dealing with a global pandemic? We may never know for sure. Also, keep in mind several forces were keeping economists up at night on […]

Prenups get a bad rap. Here’s why they shouldn’t

“If you ain’t no punk, holla ‘We want prenup! We want prenup!’ Yeah!” If those words sound familiar, there’s a good chance you grew up in the era of Kanye West’s 2009 hit single, Gold Digger. The song, featuring Jamie Foxx, tells the story of a man trying to protect himself from a gold-digging spouse. […]