How To Create a Positive Money Message for Your Children

  I often reminisce back to when my daughters were young. Maybe I shouldn’t have let them cry it out as one-year-olds. “I should have, I could have” plays out in every parent’s head. All the love in the world isn’t going to shelter us from making mistakes. The challenge that comes from this is… Read more »

Test of Time

Warren Buffett’s invaluable lessons about investing haven’t changed to this day. His words of wisdom are relevant today. This is worth the 7 min watch! Watch Here- https://youtu.be/T6HHwOoq9M4  

Astra Client Spotlight

Client spotlight features our clients and their words so that we can gain more insight and learn from each other.   Meet Astra member, Janice Foley. Janice is a friend and client that has moved out west in retirement.  We asked her a few questions:   Tell us a little about yourself? I am a… Read more »

Fun Frugal Summer Activities in Regina

If you have company coming, or you are visiting the Queen City and looking for things to do, we have ideas! Kristina has put together a list of things to do in Regina that are affordable and fun. (I’ve checked out a few and especially love the Wascana parkrun. Our friend Dr. Craig Herrington is the… Read more »

3 Reasons Why Young People Need Life Insurance

As a young adult starting out in the world, I guarantee that the last thing I thought about was life insurance. By the time I did purchase my life insurance it was almost double the cost I would have paid if I had started years earlier.  Often, we want and need life insurance many years… Read more »

Saving Incentive in One Illustration

Picture this: A tug of war battle between two people. The two combatants are both you- your present self vs future self.  Often, we allow the present self to win. It is stronger, in control and highly motivated. The tug of war might be about money, time, food or exercise. Personally, I often have the… Read more »

Astra Client Spotlight

Client spotlight features our clients and their words so that we can gain more insight and learn from each other.   Meet Astra member, Bev. She retired last year and we are loving the joy and zest she brings with her in the retirement journey.  We asked Bev a few questions:   What is something… Read more »

What Not To Do When You See A Bear

With 2018 taking a toll in the markets, I thought I would share with you this piece that I wrote a few years ago. It aligns with our theme for 2019…. staying the course. Each year my family and I head west for our annual camping trip.  Fernie was one of our destinations a few… Read more »