Jodie L Stauffer

Jodie is an experienced Certified Financial Planner® and the owner of JL Stauffer Financial Consulting Ltd. Prior to opening her firm, she spent over 20 years working in various retail banking, finance, insurance and leadership roles. Her vast experience brings a unique insider's perspective to various financial, insurance and wealth topics.

As a wife, mother of three daughters and business woman, she knows first hand the stress and social pressures associated with career, family, money and personal finance. She uses her personal stories, experience and humor to engage readers on today's financial issues. Her areas of expertise include: small business consulting, non-traditional retirement planning, cash flow management and estate planning. She resides in Alberta, Canada.

Articles by Jodie L Stauffer


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When calculating you life insurance premium, several factors come into play, including some you may not have thought of!

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Buying critical illness insurance is buying peace of mind - for which cost is only one of the deciding factors to consider. Here are a few...

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Collecting a life insurance payout doesn't have to be frustrating. The key is this guide, communication, documentation, and a little...