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2: Size Up Your Situation

your credit score, retirement savings, emergency fund and net worth all are a part of your financial health

Size Up Your Financial Well-Being

There are four numbers that give an overview of your financial security. Keep in mind, these numbers will change, so check in with them periodically.

  1. Your net worth (what you own and what you owe)
  2. Your credit score
  3. Your short-term emergency savings
  4. Your investments and long-term savings

Of course, you probably won’t tackle all four areas at once, but you may find that achieving a level of success in one will lead to attainment of another.

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