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Episode 8 – The Natural Way to Improve Your Work-Life During Quarantine — with Dr. Elias Markou



With many workplaces moving towards a work-from-home setup, more employees are faced with the task of learning how to remain productive while maintaining a work-life balance.

Today, Kris Dureau is joined by Dr. Elias Markou, a naturopathic doctor with a background in finance. Dr. Markou reveals the impact working from home can have on your mental health while offering several tips to increase your productivity.

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • The importance of maintaining your mental health
  • The importance of taking breaks throughout the workday
  • The benefit of planning your day
  • Tips for a healthy lifestyle during social distancing
  • And more!

Join Kris Dureau and Dr. Elias Markou now to discover ways you can improve your work-from-home experience!

Resources: DrEliasMarkou.comDr. Elias Markou on LinkedIn

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Episode 7 — How to Write Your Life Letter



Are you looking for a way to share your life experiences with future generations?

In this episode, Kris Dureau explains why he started writing life letters to his family. He reveals the benefits of creating a life letter and why he strongly encourages you to involve your parents in the process.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • What a life letter is
  • When to write one
  • What to include in your letter and how to get started
  • How to keep your letter safe and secure
  • And more!

Tune in now as Kris Dureau discusses the life letter you need to write sooner rather than later in this episode of The Ride Podcast!

Resources: Ep 6 – Why Everybody Needs a Will51 Questions to Ask Your Parents 

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Episode 6 – Why Everybody Needs a Will



Have you planned for a future beyond your own? 

In this episode, Kris Dureau explores a key part of your estate planning process: your will. He explains the impact of not having one and the significance of ensuring these types of documents are accessible to your family after your death.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • Why everyone should have a will
  • Ways a will can work to serve you and your family
  • The importance of noting all of your relevant documents
  • And more!

Listen in now to discover the impact a will can have on you and your family — and why it should be a part of everybody’s financial planning process!

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Episode 5 – The Mental Side of Surviving Isolation



During this coronavirus pandemic, it’s natural to feel stress and uncertainty as you buckle down in self-isolation. That’s why taking care of yourself mentally and financially is just as important as making sure you’re stocked up on toilet paper.

Today, Kris Dureau addresses some common worries people have during this challenging time and how they can affect your financial planning. Kris goes over several ways to keep your finances on track and ways to navigate times of uncertainty.

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • Why you shouldn’t focus on the decrease in your overall portfolio
  • How you can create your own financial plan
  • What you should focus on during isolation
  • And more!

Listen now as Kris Dureau talks about the effect this pandemic can have on your financial plan and how you can stay positive!

Resources: MindMeisterEpisode 4

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Episode 4 — How Do You Want To Live Your Life?



You only have one life. How do you want to spend your time during yours?

Today, Kris Dureau tackles the difficult idea of death and what you should focus on before that time comes. Delving into his own experiences with his family and clients, Kris shares how thinking about death could be a more positive experience than you may realize.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • The importance of making every moment count
  • Why counting down your years can be a positive thing to do
  • Why family should come first
  • Reasons why you should keep spending after you retire
  • And more!

Listen now to discover the limits of life and the importance of making every second count!

Resources:  waitbutwhy.com

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Special Update #2 — COVID-19 Financial Update — with Rana Chauhan



As the COVID-19 crisis continues, so does the fear, doubt, and uncertainty many have experienced over the past few months. 

In this special COVID-19 update, Kris Dureau is joined once more by Rana Chauhan as they discuss the current pandemic and its impact on the world. Rana brings his knowledge of the medical field and explains the strides that are being taken to end this crisis.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How fear, uncertainty, and doubt impact our behaviour 
  • How the markets have been impacted throughout this pandemic
  • Recent updates towards a solution
  • The importance of dollar-cost averaging
  • And more!

Tune in now to hear about Kris Dureau and Rana Chauhan’s April COVID-19 update — and to hear their thoughts on where the pandemic could be heading in the near future.

Rana Chauhan  | Investment Planning Counsel 

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Episode 2 — Creating Your Financial Lifeline



As we go through life, we go through many transitions — and our money changes just as much as we do.

Today, Kris Dureau shares how he helps clients map out their life and transitions through financial lifelines. Kris discusses why financial lifelines are an important part of his overall planning process and how they can help you achieve your goals.

In this episode, you will learn:

  • What a financial lifeline is
  • Why having one is useful when planning for your future
  • The difference between a transition and a goal
  • Why all financial lifelines are not the same
  • And more!

Tune in now to learn about the financial lifeline and what it can bring to your financial future!

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Episode 1- Meet Your Host, Kris Dureau



Welcome to The Ride Podcast!

In this inaugural episode, Kris Dureau introduces himself to the world as the host of this new podcast. Listen in as Kris talks about why he made the career-jump from first responder to financial planner and how a life-changing experience with his family has forever influenced his outlook on life and financial planning. 

In this episode, you will learn:

  • How and why Kris entered the finance industry
  • What he focuses on when helping clients
  • What Kris’s life is like outside of work
  • What future podcasts will focus on
  • And more!

Tune in now to hear about your host, Kris Dureau, and what to expect in future episodes of The Ride Podcast!

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SPECIAL UPDATE: COVID-19



In this special episode, we share updates on how we are responding to the COVID-19 situation, how we’re assisting our clients, and what actions we’re advising investors to take during this time of uncertainty. 

Tune in now to learn how the markets are being affected and what we’re doing to help clients during this tumultuous time.

Resources: Rana Chauhan 

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