Not long ago, Anastasia felt confused by her finances. Things were not going well.
"Honestly, I got to a point where I was thinking… there's no way we can keep going. We had nothing to show for years of hard work."
Anastasia couldn't understand why things weren't working, financially. Her husband worked, [and] she was self-employed, so they were both earning. But there just never seemed to be much left.
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It wasn't like she hadn't tried. Anastasia had always been actively involved with the finances. Over the years, she tried different options that she thought would help them get ahead.
"I did some seminars many years ago. Some of them were quite simplistic and didn't go into much detail. I also read a lot of books but there was no one to ask questions, so while the content was interesting, the application side of things was always lacking. We also tried working with a financial adviser but felt burned after we were talked into some investments that we didn't really understand and ultimately lost us money."
Fast approaching her 50s and with a son to provide for, Anastasia hit a point where she felt like something had to change.