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Anita Saulite

Financial Services Consultant

Anita Saulite is a visionary leader and accomplished financial services professional who draws on extensive experience in wealth management, retail and international banking. She is a skilled leader with an innovative and entrepreneurial mindset. She has served on the Board of Directors for the Famous Five Foundation in Calgary and has developed award-winning financial services solutions. Anita is a devoted hockey mom, avid skier, dog enthusiast and chocolate connoisseur.
10 Wealth Management Disruptors To Watch In

10 Wealth Management Disruptors To Watch In Canada

The wealth management industry is rapidly becoming more complex and changing fast to reflect diverse generations, technology and industry regulation. A new set of strategies and tactics will need to be developed to get ahead of the curve and drive revenue growth and assets under management.
02/01/2017 05:39 EST
Can Your Personal Finances Survive A Stress

Can Your Personal Finances Survive A Stress Test?

Managing a big change in life can be daunting. That's why we need to have a clear understanding of our financial situation. It can't be fuzzy. Banks, for example, regularly conduct stress tests to identify areas of vulnerability. Testing allows for preventative planning to avoid systemic breakdowns or unrecoverable losses.
03/03/2016 11:44 EST
How To Keep Your Stress In Check This Holiday

How To Keep Your Stress In Check This Holiday Season

At a time of year where we should be feeling lighthearted, jovial and happy, we are feeling guilty, unhappy and stressed. Keeping our cool this holiday season will require many of us to reflect upon the giving season in a way we have never done before.
12/10/2015 06:08 EST
Talking About Money Is Good for Your

Talking About Money Is Good for Your Health

The American Psychology Association 2014 survey shows that "stress related to financial issues could have a significant impact on our health and well-being." Almost seven out of 10 feel stressed over money matters.
09/22/2015 08:01 EDT
5 Ways to Freshen up Your Finances This

5 Ways to Freshen up Your Finances This Spring

Spring is a time for renewal and for making a fresh start. It's also time to spring ahead with some new, healthy and wonderful habits to kick start our personal finances to get them moving in the right direction. Here are five easy ways to embrace frugality in your everyday routine and habits.
04/14/2015 12:24 EDT
When it Comes to Your Money, Make Decisions With Intent and

When it Comes to Your Money, Make Decisions With Intent and Joy

The reality is that what we do with our money every day, matters, and could have long-term implications for our financial security. Every day, we are making trade-offs with our money. Living with intent and purpose creates meaning in our lives, and this creates joy. We need to connect the idea of living a joyful existence with our money.
03/11/2015 12:50 EDT
Do You Know Where Your Money Really

Do You Know Where Your Money Really Goes?

The reality is most of us have no idea where our money goes, and because of this it feels like there is never enough. But the irony is taking control of our personal finances and allocating only one hour a week to it, has the power to make us feel more in control and confident about our personal financial situation and future.
01/22/2015 05:10 EST
Mapping Out Your 2015 Goals Is the Best Gift You Can Give

Mapping Out Your 2015 Goals Is the Best Gift You Can Give Yourself

A new year brings excitement and anticipation of what's to come. It gives us the permission to make changes in our lives or not. With a little orchestration, we can map out 2015, set goals and accomplish more. This might be the best gift you could give yourself. Let me show you how.
12/19/2014 01:53 EST
A Black Friday Deal Is Only Good if it's Something You

A Black Friday Deal Is Only Good if it's Something You Need

Both sides of the border will be vying for our hard earned money. We are going to have to get smarter and more strategic on how we spend and on what. It's easy to get caught up in the hype, excitement and euphoria of great deals. A deal is only good if it is something you really need.
10/31/2014 01:23 EDT
Follow This Money Do Checklist To Change Your Life in Six

Follow This Money Do Checklist To Change Your Life in Six Weeks

Put your saving strategy and bill payments on auto pilot. We all know it, but saving money each month is saving for the future. Just know, savings are what you pay yourself, and if you want to secure your golden years and worry less, then pay yourself first. Set up automatic bill payments.
09/20/2014 10:16 EDT
Are You Ready for Back-To-School

Are You Ready for Back-To-School Shopping?

The average family with school age children will spend $669.28 on apparel, shoes, supplies and electronics, according to research from the National Retail Federation. This is a lot of money, given that these monies will come out of your September budget. It's time for a strategy and plan.
08/13/2014 05:41 EDT
We Are Living Longer and Not Saving. Let's Change

We Are Living Longer and Not Saving. Let's Change That

The fact is we are living longer and not saving. And most of us have no idea how much to save in order to have a care-free retirement that reflects our lifestyle needs. Recent research suggests that a nest egg of $750,000 is required.
08/12/2014 05:25 EDT
Let Go of the Past to Live Your Best Life

Let Go of the Past to Live Your Best Life Today

I look around and see many of us not living and evolving and creating our best stories today but continue to rehash old stories of the past. Yes these stories keep us connected to what has happened, but honestly it may be time to let go.
06/10/2014 03:10 EDT
Can Money Really Buy You

Can Money Really Buy You Happiness?

The answer to the age old question is in: money can buy you happiness. But not so fast, because it's not that simple or straight forward. The reality is, what we do with our money each and every day matters.
05/27/2014 05:40 EDT
How To Worry Less About

How To Worry Less About Money

Life experiences will enrich your life. Things won't. Each time you reach into your wallet to spend, think about what it is you are actually doing. You will acquire greater respect for your money when you follow the money trail. Don't let your money lead you down a dead end street.
05/12/2014 05:28 EDT
How to Spend Money

How to Spend Money Mindfully

Making mindless decisions with our money may create short term bliss or satisfaction but can have long term impacts on our financial well-being and financial security. When we make mindless decisions with our money, we don't take the time to really understand our thoughts, feelings and actions around our choices.
04/23/2014 12:33 EDT
Treat Your Time Wisely and You'll Be

Treat Your Time Wisely and You'll Be Rewarded

Like most working women, I feel time starved. My plate is full. There never seems to be enough hours in the day to get done all the things I need to get done. I am constantly making trade-offs. And, as an entrepreneur with a school aged child, I have less wiggle room.
04/09/2014 10:00 EDT
How To Stop Living Large and Start Thinking

How To Stop Living Large and Start Thinking Big

Our spending habits say a lot about us and the choices we make with our money. When we become real and authentic with ourselves, we don't use our money to impress people or seek status, because we have nothing to prove. When we are authentic with our money, we are making conscious and mindful choices with it. We are very present and self-aware.
03/26/2014 05:35 EDT
Do You Know How Much Your Stock in Life is

Do You Know How Much Your Stock in Life is Worth?

Most of us don't take the time to take stock of our lives -- to sit back and reflect because we have a 1,001 things going on and we are distracted. Who really has the time to hit the pause button and reflect on their lives when career, kids, and household demands trump our waking moments, thoughts and activities?
03/03/2014 05:19 EST