Why is personal financial health important, and how do you know when you’ve got it?

I share financial health tips, how to assess your own personal financial health with a personal finance health score, and OF COURSE, ways to increase it.

Popular Articles about Your Financial Health:

How Am I Doing Financially?

Always Broke before Payday? How to Change that.

Preparing for the Unexpected – How to Figure out the Numbers.

Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck Tips

What is Net Worth, Anyway?

Screw Your Financial Statements. What are the Numbers Actually TELLING You?


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Flood Insurance Crash Course Part 3: How Would We Have Fared Financially?

We didn't take on flood damage like Houston neighbors around us in 2015. But if we had, what would it have looked like us to go through the claims process? Read along to give you a clearer picture for your own situation. I had two reasons for…
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Flood Insurance Crash Course Part 2: What Your Claim Can Look Like in Reality

Wondering what does flood insurance cover, and how does the claims process actually work? I've interviewed several people who flooded in the Houston area over two years ago to answer these questions in this 3-part series. Okay. So you've got…
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Preparing for the Unexpected Financial Emergencies in Life

Preparing for the unexpected, financially, is something all responsible adults need to do. Otherwise, your next financial emergency might put you back on your mother's couch. Did you know that 40% of Americans are one $400 unexpected financial…
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Flood Insurance Crash Course Part I: The Good, the Bad, and Some of the Ugly

Ever wondered "do I need flood insurance"? I've interviewed several people from the Texas Floods to answer this question + much more in this 3-part flood series. We've got a flood insurance policy. It's a no-brainer purchase we renew without…
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Money Mindset - Tools to Shift from Scarcity to Abundance

Have you noticed that your money mindset -- your beliefs and attitude towards money -- needs a tuneup? Let's talk about tools to help you shift from a scarcity to abundant mindset.  Most people need to work on their money mindset.  Heck,…
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Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck - Tips

Stop living paycheck to paycheck tips for you. You'll especially want to pay attention to the section on how to save money when you are living from paycheck to paycheck. I'm so glad you're here to get some stop living paycheck to paycheck tips…