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Financial wellbeing and fitness podcast

Hear how mental and financial wellbeing interact and influence one another and the steps you can take to help look after yourself following difficult times.

Key podcast takeaways:

  • Financial setbacks and your mental health – what you might experience
  • Engaging in positive activities to help combat stress
  • Good financial fitness – what it looks like
  • Ensuring your financial fitness supports your mental wellbeing

Financial wellbeing and fitness podcast

Look after yourself by developing your financial security

11.5 minutes

Our Financial wellbeing and fitness podcast is hosted by Jo Dean. She talks with Westpac’s Chief Mental Health Officer, David Burroughs, along with Financial Educator Bronwyn Lawson from Westpac’s Davidson Institute about mental wellbeing and making financial decisions and how they may influence one another.

David discusses strategies for maintaining your mental wellbeing, while Bronwyn outlines simple, realistic money management steps to ensure your financial wellbeing and assist you in achieving greater financial security. 


View transcript (PDF 156KB)

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Things you should know

This information is general in nature and has been prepared without taking your objectives, needs and overall financial situation into account. For this reason, you should consider the appropriateness for the information to your own circumstances and, if necessary, seek appropriate professional advice.

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