Health & Wealth Relationships

Dietitians, to receive your CDR CPEU certificate, please click on the qualtrics link and complete the brief survey about today's webinar. Afterwards, you will be prompted to input your name and email address and the CDR CPEU certificate will be emailed directly to your email.

The Personal Finance and Nutrition and Wellness teams of the Military Families Learning Network will be joining together to present this 90-minute webinar that will focus on the crossover effect of positive health behaviors and positive financial behaviors. As Drs. Ensle and O’Neill will discuss, research has found a strong correlation between health and wealth. This webinar will discuss those correlations and ways to motivate clients to adopt positive behaviors in both parts of their lives.


AFC-credentialed participants can earn 1.5 CEUs. More information about this process is available here. This webinar is approved for 1.5 general CEUs for FinCert Certified Personal Finance Counselors (CPFC).

1.5 CPEUs for Registered Dietitians approved.

Dr . Karen Ensle, RDN, FAND, holds the rank of associate professor at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. She has been a family and community health sciences educator in Union County (NJ) since 1987 and is a registered dietitian and Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Ensle received her doctoral degree in allied health education from the Graduate School of Education, Rutgers, and holds a Master of Science degree in nutrition and education from Hunter College, City University of New York and a B.A. in home economics education from Montclair State College.

Dr. Barbara O’Neill
, financial resource management specialist for Rutgers Cooperative Extension, has been a professor, financial educator, and author for 35 years. She has written over 1,500 consumer newspaper articles and over 125 articles for academic journals, conference proceedings, and other professional publications. She is a certified financial planner (CFP®), chartered retirement planning counselor (CRPC®), accredited financial counselor (AFC), certified housing counselor (CHC), and certified financial educator (CFEd). Dr. O’Neill served as president of the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education and is the author of two trade books, Saving on a Shoestring andInvesting on a Shoestring, and co-author of  Investing For Your Future, Money Talk: A Financial Guide for Women, and Small Steps to Health and Wealth.  She earned a Ph.D. in family financial management from Virginia Tech and received over three dozen awards for professional achievements and over $900,000 in funding for financial education programs and research.

The Cover image Mind and body healthy by Pedro Alves for this webinar is licensed Creative Commons CC BY 2.0.

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