Health Literacy, Financial Literacy: Valuable Emotional Currency
May 24, 2013•9 min
Being clueless about money is no longer affordable. It's bad for your emotional health and ultimately your longevity.Being clueless about money is no longer affordable. It's bad for your emotional health and ultimately your longevity. There is a proven straight-line relationship between health literacy and financial literacy. Simply put, health is your most valuable personal and professional asset. In the world of health care, money is often at the root of a longer life; one with greater freedom, mobility and independence.If you ever needed a reason to be more mindful, thoughtful and serious about the value of money as it relates to your existence, look in the mirror and ask yourself, What would my life look like without health insurance?Kate Levinson's book, Emotional Currency: A Woman's Guide to Building a Healthy Relationship with Money, is the only book that gives women the tools to understand—and challenge—their psychological relationship with money. By uncovering the emotional roots of your dealings with money you can make smarter decisions about your current and future financial life.