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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5 Ways My Parents Set Me Up on the Road to Financial Success

Amanda's Note: This was provided by an online contact. No parent is perfect. But here’s how to secure your child’s financial future. If there was one thing my parents did right it was teaching me good money management. Of course,…

Why I Don't Consider Our 221,456-mile Beater Car Repair a Sunk Cost

Whether or not something is a sunk cost is not always black and white. Last week, yours truly was duct taping two trash bags together, so that she could then duct tape those trash bags across her entire driver side window. It was going to…

Don't Wait to Live Your Life Until You Solve Your Money Problems

Money problems should not hold you back from living your life now. To say that my life has been hectic these last few months is like saying the Mt. Vesuvius eruption was a real gusher. Rebranding Frugal Confessions. Creating the Mt. Everest…
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Scared about Medical Bankruptcies? How One Woman's Finances Survived Cancer

Did you know that cancer bankruptcy can happen even to people with health insurance? Learn about one woman’s story about surviving cancer without having to declare bankruptcy. Amanda's Note: Heather Von St. James reached out to me several…
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Bust through any Financial Task You've Been Dreading with this Simple Tool

If you're dealing with financial difficulties, or want to avoid financial difficulties, then you need to get through a long list of money tasks. But what if you're dreading them? Here's a technique for you to use. When you first go into business…

You Can Control Your Financial Future

The following is a guest post from Crystal Stemberger over at Budgeting in the Fun Stuff. She has been blogging for more than 5 years about covering your expenses, your future, and budgeting in the fun stuff along the way no matter what. My…