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Evelyn Jacks

Founder and President

The Knowledge Bureau

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Evelyn Jacks is founder and president of Knowledge Bureau, Canada's leading financial publisher and educator in the tax and fincial services. She is a prolific writer and best-selling author of 48 personal tax and wealth management books and a multiple award winning entrepreneur. Ms. Jacks was recently named one of Canada's Top 25 Women of Influence. A member of the Federal Task Force on Financial Literacy, and provincially, the Lower Tax Commission, she is a highly respected financial commentator who blogs at www.evelynjacks.com. Ms. Jacks writes in numerous regional and national publications and Web sites, including the Toronto Star and the Toronto Stock Exchange, and appears regularly on CBC Newsworld, BNN, and provincial television and radio stations across Canada. She has previously been awarded the prestigious Rotman School of Business Canadian Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award, recognized internationally with a Business Leadership Award by the Canadian Embassy and Business Women's Network in Washington, DC. Ms. Jacks has twice been recognized as Manitoba's Woman Entrepreneur of the Year and the YM-YWCA "Business Woman of the Year."