What is Net Worth and How to Calculate It

Calculate your net worth to get a picture of your financial health.

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What is net worth?

If you are stumped by the question "What is net worth?" you're not alone. A study by CreditKarma found that 51% of Americans are fuzzy on the definition and do not know their own net worth. 

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Ella Vincent
Staff Writer

Ella Vincent is a personal finance writer who has written about credit, retirement, and employment issues. She has previously written for Motley Fool and Yahoo Finance. She enjoys going to concerts in her native Chicago and watching basketball.