This $60 gadget will make you work out harder and get fit

You may be wondering if you are in the right place. Did the Runnymede blog suddenly switch gears and turn into a fitness blog? Now don't you worry, we are still writing about finance and investments but we also believe in 4 pillars of health -- physical, mental, spiritual and financial. While the blog focuses on financial health, we believe that you should work on the other pillars as wells. I thought you may find this interesting because I did when I saw this short video by Bloomberg writer Aki Ito who tried 17 wearable technologies in her quest to get fit.

What Financial Health Means to Me #FinHealthMatters

We all "get" physical health.  There are 15 gyms within a 2-mile radius of my house.  Even the bag of corn chips on my desk is trying to convince me that it's healthy -- natural, organic, non-GMO.  But we know better.  We know that we need to exercise regularly and should forego the chips for an organic apple.  On the other hand, financial health is often the neglected step-child to physical health, mental health, and spiritual health.  In my nearly two-decades working with clients as an investment adviser, I know that even the fittest crossfitter needs to address and nourish her financial health in order to achieve balanced, good systemic health. 

Is the stock market going to kill you?

When people talk about the keys to good health, they always talk about balancing mind, body and spirit. However I believe they are missing the key ingredient of financial health. Health and wealth are interconnected and if any of the pillars of health are disturbed, it can cause sickness and even death.

Join Runnymede's Campaign to Give Clean Water

Over the summer, Chris and I saw Scott Harrison, the founder of charity: water, and were shocked to learn that every day, 5,000 children die from water-related illnesses before they reach their fifth birthday. In fact, diseases from unsafe water and lack of basic sanitation kill more people every year than all forms of violence, including war.1

Sanitation is more important than independence. -Mahatma Gandhi

As a unique way to celebrate our company's 20th year in business, we've decided to start a Runnymede fundraising campaign to bring people clean drinking water.

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