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    Episode 37 – Your Holiday Savings Challenge

    Your Holiday Savings Challenge by Astra Financial 2

    How many of you have had the post-holiday trip down guilt lane after you see the credit card bills coming rolling in? I know I have – and it sucks 🙅 My hangovers would either come from buying the quickest, cheapest gift with no meaning or love behind it or…

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    Episode 36 – Your Financial Fall Reset

    In this episode I’m going through your financial fall reset checklist. As the CEOs of our families, we want to make good financial decisions that align with our values and allow us to live the lives we want. And sometimes it takes a little reset to get us back on…

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    Episode 35 – Pros and Cons of Switching Pension Plans

    Episode 35 - Pros and Cons of Switching Pension Plans by Astra Financial

    On this week’s episode of “Heart of Our Money Talks,” I’m digging into pensions—the pros and cons of switching where and how your pension money is living. In recent years we have seen companies starting to change up their pension plan structures and move away from defined benefit plans, which…

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    Episode 34 – Real Estate Talk

    Episode 34- Real Estate Talk by Astra Financial

    Buying real estate is exciting – super terrifying at times – but really exciting. And it can be easy to get caught up in falling in love with a house and making an offer you can’t necessarily afford or using every penny that the bank is willing to offer you….

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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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