Tuesday Me-Time, 5/11/2021: Financial Wellness

As May is budget approval month in the district, we thought that this might be a good time to turn the spotlight on financial wellness. We have some great resources for you to take an honest look at different ways you take positive financial steps. 

Nine important numbers you should know for your financial health

“Your doctor needs to know certain numbers to judge your physical health, such as your weight, your blood pressure and your cholesterol levels. Similarly, you need to know certain numbers to monitor your own financial health.”

The important thing about financial wellness is to just keep putting one foot in front of the other, even when you encounter setbacks. This article is a good one to help you figure out the next step, no matter how small it may be. 

Focusing on financial health: Chart the path toward your next milestone

As you’ve probably realized, we’re pretty big fans of NPR’s Life Kit podcast.  They have a whole series dedicated to money matters.  We couldn’t pick just one or two, so we’ve linked to the whole playlist for you to find the topic that matters most to you. 

Life Kit: Money

Tammy Lally: Let’s get honest about our money problems

“Struggling to budget and manage finances is common — but talking honestly and openly about it isn’t. Why do we hide our problems around money? In this thoughtful, personal talk, author Tammy Lally encourages us to break free of “money shame” and shows us how to stop equating our bank accounts with our self-worth.”

They say that it is best to start financial education young, so here are

15 Ways to Teach Kids About Money | RamseySolutions.com

Have a fantastic week! 

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