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Episode 33 – The #1 Thing Sabotaging Your Money

The #1 Thing Sabotaging Your Money by Astra Financial

Have you ever wondered what is sabotaging your relationship with your hard-earned money? Maybe you feel angst about spending or can’t seem to keep money in your account because you feel a need to get rid of it? Spoiler, it all has to do with understanding your money story and…

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Episode 32 – A Guide to Self-Care

A Guide to Self-Care by Astra Financial

Self-care is a must. After all, if we’re not caring for ourselves we can’t care for anyone else. In episode 32 of ”Heart of Our Money Talks,” I’m talking about financial self-care and how you can incorporate it into your life for financial health. This kind of self-care means something…

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Episode 31 – How to Find Your Money Values

Episode 31- How to Find Your Money Values by Astra Financial

Money values are funny things. They are built on our previous relationships with money, where we sit with it now and where we want to get to. They also often don’t involve just one person – when you’re sharing your life with a spouse and/or kids or anyone else, all…

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Episode 30 – A Few of My Favourite Finds

Episode 30 - A Few of My Favourite Finds by Astra Financial

Summer is one of my favourite times of year. We get outdoors to enjoy the sunshine, relax, spend time with our loved ones and catch up on our reading. It’s also a great time to brush up on our financial smarts. I wanted to share some of my top summer…

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Episode 29 – Writing a Life Letter and How Do You Want to Be Remembered?

Episode 29 - Writing a Life Letter and How Do You Want to Be Remembered? By Astra Financial

We often think about our financial and estate planning for when we pass away but there is something else that can be even more meaningful for your family – a life letter. It’s a letter that’s an opportunity to say all of the things that you would say to your…

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Episode 28 – In Case of Emergency Conversations to Have Now

Episode 28 - In Case of Emergency Conversations to Have Now by Astra Financial

In Case of Emergency Conversations to Have Now – Life is largely based on plans….whether it’s planning our day, the next family vacation or how to buy that new car. So what happens if you can’t be in charge of the plans. What if something happens to you and you…

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Episode 27 – What is a Family CEO Organizer?

What is a Family CEO Organizer? by Astra Financial

Getting organized is such a satisfying feeling, right? Like when you get your closet all sorted or you get that nightmare of products and impulse buys under the bathroom sink finally put together the way you want it. Well, getting your important information organized feels just as good. I’m talking…

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Episode 26 – Inheritance Conversations with Siblings

Inheritance Conversations with Siblings by Astra Financial

  Inheritance conversations with siblings can be difficult. We (hopefully) often think about our own estate planning that we do with our financial advisors…but have you also considered the conversations with family about it all? And what about the conversations you inevitably need to have with your siblings around your…

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Episode 25 – How Financial Planning Product Fees Work

How Financial Planning Product Fees Work by Astra Financial

This week on Heart of Our Money talks, I’m digging into something that confuses a lot of people – how financial product fees work. I know you might be thinking, “Didn’t she do this episode already?” Nope. that was on how your advisor is paid – product fees are totally…

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Episode 24 – Estate Planning as a 37-Year-Old Widow with Children

Episode 24 - Estate Planning as a 37-Year-Old Widow with Children by Astra Financial

Many people think about estate planning as something to do in retirement, not something we consider in our 30s or 40s. But if something happens to you or your partner earlier on in life, it’s important to have plans in place. In my latest podcast, I am joined by my…

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