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Getting Financially Fit

If you feel financially secure and can achieve your financial goals, then you may consider yourself financially healthy.

How financially capable are you?

Read each section below to get an idea of where you sit in the financially fit spectrum. 

 

Healthy

I rarely feel stressed when I think about my finances.

I live within my means.

I feel confident to talk openly with friends and loved ones if money becomes a concern.

I could handle a major unexpected expense without any hardship.

I am proactively planning for my future and retirement.

I find it easy to access reliable advice and support.

 

Coping

I can meet my day-to-day bills and outgoings most of the time.

I occasionally feel stressed when I think about my finances.

I am able to save a little from time to time.

I’m able to talk openly with friends and loved ones if money becomes a concern.

I could handle a major unexpected expense without any hardship.

I know where to find some reliable financial advice and support.

 

Struggling

I find it hard to talk openly with friends and loved ones if money becomes a concern.

I often have to borrow money to pay for needs, like food and utilities.

I often feel stressed when I think about my finances.

I don’t have a plan for my future or retirement.

I couldn’t handle a major unexpected expense, it would cause some hardship.

I find it hard to find reliable financial advice and support.

 

Unwell

I always feel stressed when I think about my finances.

I would never talk openly with friends and loved ones if money becomes a concern.

I have credit card and other debt that I cannot manage.

I couldn’t handle a major unexpected expense, it would be a significant hardship.

I have no idea where to find reliable financial advice and support.

Financial wellbeing

Find out how to take control of your spending by splitting your expenses between needs and wants, building your savings or reducing existing debt with the help of HSBC Canada.

Read HSBC Canada's top tips on how you can reduce your expenses and make your money go further to help you achieve a healthier financial future.

Find out how you can build an emergency savings fund to meet your financial needs if the unexpected happens with the help of HSBC Canada.