The Effects of Trauma on Personal Finance

What is Trauma?

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

  • Experiencing abuse and/or neglect
  • Witnessing violence
  • Death of a parent
  • Substance abuse in the home
  • Parent/guardian mental health struggles
  • Parent imprisonment
  • Poverty (shown to be a strong factor in accumulating ACEs)
  • Chronic health problems such as cancer, diabetes, and heart disease
  • Depression and suicide
  • Mental illness
  • Obesity
  • Substance abuse in adulthood
  • Difficult forming healthy and stable relationships
  • Unstable work history
  • Struggles with finances
  • Shortened lifespan

Trauma and the Brain

The Effects of Trauma on Personal Finance

How You Can Combat the Effects of Trauma on Your Personal Finances

Moral of the Story

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