Since 1992, Deb has acquired skills and experience in virtually every segment of finance. She holds the Accredited Financial Counsellor of Canada (AFCC) designation, a substantial testimony to her skills and expertise in a broad range of financial applications, and ensuring her commitment to internationally-recognized professional standards of competence, ethics and practice. Deb is also a Qualified Insolvency Counsellor (QIC), which equips her with an extra level of understanding and compassion towards those with debt challenges. As a skilled financial counsellor, she has used the Solutions-Focused Financial Counselling model since 2008.
For those who request relationship input, Deb has also completed training in Couples and Family Therapy Counselling. She has no affiliation with product sales whatsoever and accepts no commissions or referral fees, which assures her clients that they are receiving honest service.
Deb is the senior financial counsellor at In Tune Financial Solutions. She also hosts “Tune Up With Deb,” a weekly financial talk show airing Saturdays at 9:30 am on 93.1 CFIS-FM. She has contributed financial articles to the Prince George Citizen newspaper and The Light Magazine and has participated in numerous public seminars and workshops.
“Financial challenges are never about math or luck. People need more in their toolbox than a calculator, a lottery ticket and another loan,” advises Deb.
Deb has been a regular volunteer for various charitable community events for over 20 years, including working with our homeless and supporting those recovering from addictions. She has also participated in athletic fundraising events and has coached children’s sports.