💸 Opinionated: What’s Financial Wellness to You?

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There’s no wellness without financial wellness

 

It makes sense that wellness in all its forms — physical, spiritual, emotional — is having a moment right now. Three legs to the stool, so to speak.

Considering we’re still in a not-yet-post-pandemic time, we’ve had a year and a half to think about how to better take care of ourselves holistically, whether that’s committing to a daily walk, or peeling yourself away from your computer to fill up your water bottle, or keeping a gratitude journal, or … whatever it is that makes you feel good. (For me, I’ve been shaking off my morning anxiety with a brisk walk in the park.)

But what we don’t talk about nearly enough when it comes to wellness is, IMO, the most important topic of all, especially for women+: financial wellness.

OK, this is the part where you might be thinking, Huh? What’s financial wellness? Did you just make that up?

No, I didn’t. But let me tell you what it is.

 
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Taking care of yourself in a relationship

Prenups can feel a little awkward to consider with the person you’re about to marry — but they’re really just a thorough look at what might happen in your financial future, which can be a great and healthy beginning for *both of you.* We asked if you would get a prenup. Here’s what you said:

HELL YES 85%
 
HELL NO 15%

“Saving for the things I’ve been wanting to do for years and securing my financial future.”

Elle Raiser @anpreston on ​how they’re thinking about their financial wellness this fall. 🍁

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We built you a guide

Being financially well means knowing what you have, knowing where you’re headed, and feeling good about it. Here’s all our best advice on how to get there.

TAKE THE FIRST STEP >

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Practice with a coach

Everyone starts somewhere, but it helps to start with a coach in your corner. Get 20% off any 1:1 or small-group coaching session in our Financial Wellness Collection.⁠

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Do well for yourself

Get one month free and $20 when you join Ellevest Plus or Executive with code DOWELL.*

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5 winning links to spend time with today

A fascinating read about the world’s most valuable woman-founded and -led start-up. (That’s nine zeros after 40 🤑).

Dolly winning Instagram. 🎓

Aretha winning best song of all time. (Respect.)

50 women over 50 shaping the future of finance and building a more inclusive financial future. Also … guess who made the list?! 🥳

Michaela Coel winning the week. 👏👏 (PS: Never accept less than you’re worth.)

 

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*The “Financial Wellness” Promotional offer is for those who 1) sign up for an Ellevest Plus or Ellevest Executive Ellevest Membership service and 2) make an initial deposit of $1 or more into an Ellevest non-retirement investment account on or before 11:59 PM EST on 10/20/2021 (the “Promotional Period”). This Promotional Offer is only available to the first 500 eligible new Ellevest membership clients who redeem it before the Promotional Period ends. This Promotional Offer is not valid in conjunction and cannot be combined with any other offers or promotions. Membership clients who enroll with promo code “DOWELL” and make an initial deposit of $1 or more to a non-retirement investment account within the Promotional Period will receive $20 added to their Ellevest investment account. Ellevest’s processing time for depositing $20 into a client’s Ellevest account may be up to 90 days after the Promotional Period ends. Ellevest reserves the right to refuse to award you the Promotional offer if it determines, in its sole discretion, that the promotion was claimed under wrongful or fraudulent circumstances, that your participation is against the spirit of the program, that making payment would constitute a violation of your Ellevest Membership Terms and Conditions Agreement or applicable federal or state law, or that incomplete or inaccurate information was provided. Ellevest reserves the right to end or modify any promotion at any time.
Ellevest Membership fees are as follows: Ellevest Essential is $1 per month, Ellevest Plus is $5 per month, and Ellevest Executive is $9 per month. Other fees as described in Ellevest’s Wrap Fee Program Brochure and the Ellevest Membership Terms and Conditions Agreement will continue to apply. Ellevest doesn’t require Members to maintain a minimum investment account balance. However, there are portfolio-specific minimums (ranging from $1 to approximately $240). You may not receive the entire recommended portfolio until your account balance meets the respective portfolio minimum. Ellevest will not rebalance a portfolio until it meets the respective account balance minimum necessary to generate the required shares. This minimum is a function of portfolio allocation and the share price of individual holdings, which will vary.
All opinions and views expressed by Ellevest are current as of the date of this writing, for informational purposes only, and do not constitute or imply an endorsement of any third party’s products or services.
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