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Introducing Athena Wealth Management

1 August, 2018

I want to share some exciting news! We’ve changed our name to Athena Wealth Management and I’d like to explain why. Don’t worry though, Making Dreams a Reality (MDAR) is still alive and well and so am I!  ... Read More

It Pays to Know: What should I do about ...when to start taking my Old Age Security (OAS)

27 July, 2018

My father couldn’t read or write. He was taken out of school at grade 3 after his two older brothers left to fight in the Second World War.  He was a remarkable man in that he became the secretary of the local chapter of his Steelworker’s Union, pr... Read More

Why I’m Putting another 1 Million $$ Life Insurance Policy on me for my Business!

1 February, 2018

Filed Under: Financial Planning
Why I’m Putting another 1 Million $$ Life Insurance Policy on me for my Business!

Why I’m Putting another 1 Million $$ Life Insurance Policy on me for my Business!... Read More

So You Think the Kids Will Get It All

27 September, 2017

Filed Under: Retirement Planning

In San Remo Italy, on December 10, 1896 a very successful man, in his last Will and Testament wrote that much of his fortune was to be used to give prizes to those who have done their best for humanity in Chemistry, Literature, Peace, Physics, Physio... Read More

"MAKING DREAMS A REALITY" WITH COMPASSION.

5 July, 2017

Filed Under: Financial Planning

I was asked by Kathy Sage, Minister at the Kingston Unitarian Fellowship to participate in the Sydenham St. United Church's Charter for Compassion Series, in Kingston.... Read More

A Better World Through Strategic Giving...

11 April, 2017

Filed Under: Financial Planning
Marie Phillips and Betty-Anne Howard

Marie Phillips and Betty-Anne Howard, as you can see, happily attended this conference and learned a lot as a result. We wanted to share some of the lessons we learned within this Advisor friendly environment.... Read More

International Women's Day: March 8th

8 March, 2017

Filed Under: Events
HELP US SUPPORT THE PENGUINS SWIM TEAM at the YMCA in Kingston

HELP US SUPPORT THE PENGUINS SWIM TEAM at the YMCA in Kingston... Read More

JOY: # WhySupportheArts

23 February, 2017

JOY: # WhySupportheArts

“The arts are essential to any complete national life. The State owes it to itself to sustain and encourage them...Ill fares the race which fails to salute the arts with the reverence and delight which are their due” Winston Churchill 1938... Read More

A Special Poem: Making your dreams a reality...

3 February, 2017

Making your dreams a reality We’d like your life to be all it can be, Filled with security and comfort too, This is what we strive to do... Read More

The Joy of Philanthropy and Supporting the Arts.

25 January, 2017

Joy of Philanthropy

I just started working with a new Business Coach Jayne Blumenthal, which has led me to become very excited about making even more of my dreams a reality. Her motto is – Change your Mindset, Change your Patterns, Change your Life.... Read More