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Financial health can affect overall wellbeing

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Financial stress can lead to physical health problems, experts warn.

Are you trying to pay off debt while managing your savings and retirement accounts? Do you have other financial concerns?

If so, you might be experiencing financial stress, which can eventually take a toll on your physical health.

Overall stress can lead to heart attacks, stroke, depression, anxiety and other serious medical conditions, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

By finding ways to better manage your money, you can improve both your financial and physical health.

To help you deal with financial stress, the USPS Wellness team offers several resources, including guidelines on saving and investing, debt management and retirement planning.

The Wellness LiteBlue page has more information.

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