Financial Wellness and why it should matter to you.

So, what does wellness actually mean?

wellness:  the quality or state of being healthy in body and mind, especially as the result of deliberate effort.

~dictionary.com

Now that we’ve established what wellness actually is,

what is financial wellness?

Financial wellness pertains to a person’s finances (vs their health) and focuses on being healthy in that particular area and as a result of deliberate effort.  Just like measuring your weight on a scale, calculating your BMI, and taking your blood pressure, etc. to gain insight on your personal wellness, financial wellness works the same way.  It is made up of the following 3 scores, which act as gauges/indicators of a person’s overall financial health:

 

 

Now that we’ve established what wellness actually is,

what is financial wellness?

Financial wellness pertains to a person’s finances (vs their health) and focuses on being healthy in that particular area and as a result of deliberate effort.  Just like measuring your weight on a scale, calculating your BMI, and taking your blood pressure, etc. to gain insight on your personal wellness, financial wellness works the same way.  It is made up of the following 3 scores, which act as gauges/indicators of a person’s overall financial health: