Financial Wellness: Navigating Your Path with Eastex Credit Union

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Understanding your financial wellness begins with looking at your current financial situation. On every financial journey, there is room for improvement – whether it’s to budget better, pay down debt, save for the future, estate and retirement planning and more – there’s always an area of a financial journey that needs attention. Your financial wellness can impact your overall well-being, including your physical and mental health. Here are some ways that maintaining a comprehensive financial planning strategy can benefit your lifestyle.

Pursue Your Goals

Getting a firm handle on your financial planning can allow you to pursue short-term and long-term goals. Whether it’s taking a dream destination vacation or even starting up your own business, your goals matter and are directly reflected on your financial wellness.

Reduce Stress

According to a recent CNN survey, approximately 71% of Americans identify money as a significant cause of stress in their daily lives. When appropriately budgeting, saving, and allocating funds, the stress of everyday finances can significantly diminish. What are some ways you reduce stress in your financial world? This could look like opening a separate account designated to saving, automating funds, or consolidating debt. Let us know how we can help!

Enjoy a Higher Quality of Life

Appropriately managing your finances significantly improves your quality of life. For example, understanding your budget, and budgeting for unforeseen events can make or break your quality of everyday life. For example, if your home air conditioning suddenly went out and needed to be replaced, would you be able to cover this expense with your savings account or other cash on hand, or would this immediately put pressure on your financial situation and stability? Find out how you can start saving for inevitable rainy days and unforeseen circumstances.


Does the above sound like a place that you’re currently in? If not, that’s OK and is completely understandable, as many Americans currently face financial stress. If you feel stressed and uncertain when the topic of finances arises, reach out to our specialists at Eastex Credit Union. We are ready to help support you on your financial journey and path to financial wellness. Contact our office and let them know you saw this blog. We’re ready to help you!

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