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While it receives less attention than aspects of physical wellness like our body mass index, cholesterol, and blood pressure, Financial Wellness is equally important to our health and well-being.
In fact, more than 200 studies and surveys have tracked, measured, and documented the link between financial stress and illness. The American Psychological Association recognizes financial stress as the leading cause of unhealthy behaviors like smoking, weight gain, and alcohol and drug abuse.
Beyond health issues, poor Financial Wellness results in a decreased quality of life and creates a barrier to nearly everything including housing, transportation, education, and employment.
Healthy People Texas, a non-profit organization, provides Financial Wellness programs, services and education as a life line for individuals, families, and groups. Our Financial Wellness Consultants are delighted to educate and inform resulting in a more knowledgeable and empowered society.
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There are six core principles of Financial Wellness: