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?


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…

I'm Issuing You the One-Tweak Challenge

Do you want to DIY a money makeover? Here's my tweak challenge for you. Think about what your financial life might look like just 6 months from now! I remember the time I stumbled upon my first personal finance blog ever. I can't remember…
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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…
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Books to Make Your Tween Money Whip-Smart

I did this fun study of money books for kids. For the last several weeks I've checked out no less than 30 different stories about money for kids from our local library, all based on recommendations from parents. For awhile, our home was filled…