Posts by Sam

LatestMarch 20, 2020

More Automation = Less Stress

In our modern world, there are plenty of things out there that can cause stress. At Astra, we are working to make personal finance as stress-free as possible through the use of automation. With that in mind, here are a few tasks that the people in our office have completed in the last few weeks […]

Sam Sam | Co-founder, COO

March 17, 2020

Getting Started with Astra

Welcome! Astra is an automation platform for your money. We arenโ€™t a bank but instead help you manage your finances through connecting your financial accounts together and leveraging automation to reduce the time and effort required to organize your cash flow. With Astra you can: Link all of your financial accounts together to a single […]

Sam Sam | Co-founder, COO

March 9, 2020

Setting Up a Savings Plan

Almost everyone wants to save more money this year, but the difference between hoping to save money and actually saving money is a plan. Letโ€™s make one. Our financial lives are complicated. Between credit cards, savings accounts, bills, and investments, there is a lot of money moving around and very little of it is properly […]

Sam Sam | Co-founder, COO

February 10, 2020

Checking vs Savings Accounts: Do You Need Both?

Checkings and savings accounts are the pillars of personal finance. Learn the advantages and disadvantages of each type of account, and why you should have both. In the world of personal finance, we have many relationships with banks and financial service providers. Credit cards, deposit accounts, car insurance, investment accounts, car loans, and educational debit […]

Sam Sam | Co-founder, COO

January 24, 2020

6 Ways to save $75 this month that you have never tried before

There is nothing easy about saving money. There are plenty of things to spend our money on and our income is normally quite fixed. In this early part of the new year, we thought we would put together a few of our favorite ways to stash away just $75 with minimal effort. Take a look […]

Sam Sam | Co-founder, COO

January 1, 2020

Build your savings in 2020 with the 52-week challenge

Automate incremental savings that grow exponentially over a year! It’s a new year (and a new decade!), and calendar changes are a great time to work on your finances. Setting aside money for an emergency can be a daunting task, but if you take small steps now, the pay off long term can be fantastic! […]

Sam Sam | Co-founder, COO

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