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FINANCIAL WELLNESS

How is yours?

We all want to be physically fit. We try to watch what we eat and exercise regularly. We know that we only have one body and that if we don’t take care of it, we’ll have issues down the road.

The same is true with our financial well-being. If we don’t work to make sure that it is in good shape, we’ll have problems in the future.

Try this six-question quiz to get a better sense of your financial wellness.

Financial Wellness Questionnaire

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