Financial Wellness Is Self-Care: 3 Steps to Help Improve Yours

New Year’s resolutions about taking better care of your health, reducing stress or just “self-care priorities” are all very popular and demonstrate a commitment to improving your well-being. Financial wellness – making a budget, understanding your personal finances or starting a savings plan – usually doesn’t make the list when you’re committed to improving your overall health.

But did you know that financial stress can be a major contributor to poor health outcomes? According to an October 2022 study by the American Psychological Association (opens in new tab), 72% of Americans reported feeling stressed about money at least some of the time in the previous month. Researchers have found that unrelenting stress can lead to physical problems such as headaches and stomach problems, as well as mental health problems such as anxiety and trouble sleeping.


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