Building Financial Wellness helps you recognize what triggers spending, how using credit leads to debt, and ways to cope with challenging feelings about money. You can learn to set attainable financial goals to increase sense of control over personal finances.
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More resources for financial wellness
Managing Your Finances
Take time to Set Financial Goals
Get a handle on your financial picture with this Income and Benefits Tracker
25 Tips to Improve Your Financial Well-Being
These tips can help you Make a Budget
Plan ahead with this Budget Worksheet
Keep track of what’s due with this Bill Calendar
Watching What You Spend
Know where your money goes by using this Spending Tracker
This list of ideas suggests ways you can Stay on Budget
This resource suggests ideas to help you Manage Your Checking Account
Learn about safe Online Banking with these tips for beginners
Follow these guidelines for safe and secure Online Shopping
Resources for Wellness in Eight Dimensions
Learn the Eight Dimensions of Wellness (poster) | SAMHSA
Eight Dimensions of Wellness Daily Plan | UIC Solutions Suite for Health and Recovery
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