Most Americans graduate high school with almost zero knowledge about nutrition or personal finance, two of the most important things affecting our lives. A healthy lifestyle is invaluable. Without your health, little else matters. But financial health is important, too.
Finances and health coincide in ways you might not initially consider. Misinformation, a lack of transparency, and unscrupulous marketing strategies designed to take advantage of an uneducated public plague both fields.
Like your health, the consequences of mismanaged personal finance can be devastating. As a financial adviser, I've learned financial wellness matters as much as personal wellness. These seven nutrition-industry principles mesh perfectly to help you better understand personal finance and investing: