For many of us, physical fitness and financial fitness are difficult goals. When we're under stress if we can't reach for a cupcake, we at least want to buy ourselves something nice. If you see the skills of financial fitness and physical fitness as being connected, you might find better stress relievers.
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Whether you're overeating or overspending, the gratification that comes from indulging in something that's bad for you can happen in a flash -- and the effects are usually just as fleeting, which is why many people fall into a pattern of repeating the behaviour, packing on pounds and debt in the process.