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If there’s one topic I wish people talked about more in the personal finance world, it’s mental health.
The two are deeply connected. Our mental health can greatly impact our financial lives, and vice-versa. On top of that, getting what we need to take care of our mental health usually costs money. Adequate mental health care isn’t financially accessible for everyone. Even people who can afford it need to work it into their budget, and possibly make sacrifices elsewhere, to stay financially secure.
After losing income in the months following the coronavirus pandemic, I’ve decided to keep my spending to a minimum for the rest of the year. This will