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Your financial health andoverall well-being are linked. Goodfinancial health means spending lessthan what you make (avoiding debt),and saving and investing for thingssuch as a car, a house, a familyholiday, a child’s education orretirement.
Saving is best started early in life,
although it’s never too late to begin.
“Make it a habit,” says Calgary-based
financial advisor Patti Dolan, of Dolan
Wealth Management at Raymond
James. “It’s like anything you do for
your health—if you do it all the time,
She suggests setting short- and long-
term goals on an ongoing basis. “Your
financial needs are always going to
change. Always revisit your goals and
your total financial plan.”