Jennifer Harper (CFP®, MBA)

Jennifer Harper focuses in the
following client markets or areas of practice:

  • Business Owners
  • High Net Worth Client Needs
  • Hourly
  • Investment Advice with Ongoing Management
  • Retirement Planning & Distribution Rules
  • Socially Responsible Investments

Planning Specialties

Jennifer is the Founder and Director of Bridge Financial Planning, LLC, a fee-only financial planning firm. She began her career in financial services in 2000.  Throughout her career she has delivered advisory services to clients and their families. 

Ms. Harper started Common Cents Financial Literacy, Inc. in 2005. It is a nonprofit organization with the mission to promote and encourage financial education. They provide financial education through two programs: one for high school and college students, and the other is a workplace based program for adults. 

She served as an adjunct faculty member for the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga College of Business, teaching Small Business Finance from 2014 - 2017.

She remains active in the Chattanooga community through board service to Common Cents and The Women's Fund of Greater Chattanooga. Additionally, she serves on the Chattanooga Chamber of Commerce Policy Committee and the Chattanooga Mayor's Council for Women.

Additional Information

I’ve thought a lot about the word ‘compromise’ lately.  In some instances, it can be a very good, diplomatic and helpful way to solve tough issues that are rarely black and white. 

In other instances, it can mean that we’re settling.  That’s what I’ve wanted to avoid as I’ve built this business for clients. There should be a no-compromise option for individuals and families to receive professional, unbiased support for all their financial goals.

By de-coupling professional advice from product sales, we can work together on what is most important to you without potential conflicts of interest or undue focus on one aspect of your financial plan over another.

NAPFA Start Date

August 04, 2015


This Office

633 Chestnut St, Suite 600 Chattanooga, TN 37450 Phone: (423) 713-7820