Getting on the right path for tomorrow is easier when you know where you are today.

Taking our self-assessment quiz can help you evaluate your strengths and challenges as you examine your attitudes about money and generosity. It's one way to gauge your progress to being wise with money.

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1.
There's enough for everyone.
2.
I would rather have good friends than lots of money.
3.
I don't spend as much time with my family and friends as they'd like me to.
4.
Money can buy the important things in life.
5.
I would be happier if my salary went up by 25 percent.
6.
I am confident in God's love for me.
7.
I am comfortable with what I have and what I give away.
8.
It is important for me to understand what God is calling me to do.
9.
Having money helps me take control of my life.
10.
In my neighborhood, we help each other out when someone needs a hand.
11.
It's hard for me to accept help from others.
12.
Tithing (giving 10 percent) is an important part of how I manage my money.
13.
I regularly take time to reflect and seek God's wisdom in my life.
14.
What I've earned is mine to do with as I please.
15.
I can never seem to have quite enough money for myself.
16.
I track how well I'm doing based on successes I have in my life.
17.
My trust is in God and not in myself.
18.
Deepening my relationship with God helps me feel peaceful about my future.
19.
I give back to my community.
20.
I would rather have a meaningful job that pays enough than a less meaningful job that pays more.
21.
I have used vacation time to help others.
22.
God meets my needs.
23.
I just don't have time to help others; I have enough trouble taking care of myself.
24.
I don't often worry about the future. I take each day as it comes.
25.
It's not that important for others to see me as successful.
26.
The only way I'll ever be successful is if I win the lottery.
27.
I would rather be alone than have to listen to other people's problems.
28.
It's hard for me to be content with what I have.
29.
Sometimes I buy stuff I don't really need and then regret it later.
30.
I find it difficult to live in the moment.
31.
I don't mind when a friend stops by uninvited.
32.
People who are busy shouldn't be expected to volunteer.
33.
With enough money, I could make sure that life goes the way I want it to.
34.
If I had a lot of money, I wouldn't answer to anyone.
35.
I need a lot of lead time when it comes to scheduling things with my family and friends.
36.
My work-life blend is about perfect.
37.
My life has a clear sense of purpose.
38.
I like to be in control.
39.
I pray about the big decisions in my life.
40.
Having enough money is how I define whether I'm successful or not.
41.
If I won the lottery, I'd give most of the money away because I already have enough.
42.
I don't like to let other people use my stuff.
43.
I worry a lot about not having enough.
44.
I don't think about money unless it's running short.
45.
Deep down, I wish I had some of the nice things that other people have.
46.
I feel dissatisfied when I can't buy an item I really want.
47.
Most weekends, I end up helping a friend or family member with something.
48.
I give to people in need, even if I barely have enough myself.
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More than 9,400 people across the United States participated in various stages of research conducted to develop this tool. The assessment was developed using two statistical procedures – multiple regression analysis and factor analysis – to narrow an original list of 300 assessment statements to the 48 best questions to help you gauge your money mindset. The design and testing of each item was carefully conducted by a team of Thrivent Financial researchers, supplemented by advice from Dr. Daniel Ariely and his team at Duke University, who brought renowned expertise on the relationship between choice and money.