Chapter 20

Ten Things to Value More Than Your Money

IN THIS CHAPTER

check Staying happy and healthy

check Maintaining strong ties with friends and family

check Helping those in need

Throughout this book, I provide information and advice that can help you make the most of your money. Whether you’ve stuck with me since Chapter 1 or simply skimmed a few chapters, you probably know that I take a holistic approach to money decisions.

Although I hope my financial advice serves you well, I also want to be sure that you remember the many things in life that are far more important than the girth of your investment portfolio or the size of your latest paycheck. I hope this chapter of ten things more valuable than money makes a small contribution to keeping you on the best overall path.

Investing in Your Health

People neglect their health for different reasons. In some cases, as with money management, people simply don’t know the keys to good personal health. Getting too caught up in one’s career and working endless hours also often lead to neglect of one’s health.

Plenty of people suffer from ongoing conditions that damage their body and make them feel worse than need be. Stress, poor diet, lack of exercise, ...

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