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Financial Wellness


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Quick start

Managing your money can be as straightforward as completing a few steps. Just take one time each year to check in and make sure things are moving in the direction you've planned.

In 2014, the American Psychological Association conducted a poll and found money to be the top source of stress among adults in the United States, affecting 71% of respondents. As research shows, routine stress can contribute to chronic health problems such as heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, depression, and anxiety. That's why it's important to target stress at the source. This page is designed to provide resources that will help you take control of your financial wellbeing.

Workshops and courses

Fidelity & TIAA

Financial planning workshops:

Fidelity and TIAA offer free in-person seminars and interactive webinars to help you move toward financial wellness, regardless of your financial situation. Learn more on our events and education webpage.

Office for Financial Success

WEALTH course

MU offers a quarterly WEALTH course, consisting of six meetings designed to get any faculty or staff member financiall fit. Learn more by exploring our one-on-ones.

How to get an "A" in retirement

MU Extension now offers an online 8-week course to help university faculty and staff prepare for retirement. Learn more by exploring our one-on-ones.

Your financial wellness check-in

It's important to check in on your financial wellness once a year, but it can be difficult to know how to evalute your own financial situation. For a list of financial check-in steps, access our annual financial wellness checklist.

Stay connected

Join the mailing list to get up-to-date information on new financial wellness resources as they become available. We also share reminders, news, updates, and helpful tips on financial wellness via social media, so check us out!



Reviewed January 03, 2017.