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**Small Steps to Health and Wealth™ Game**Food and Health Personal Finance Small Steps Changing Behavior Odds and Ends 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 200 200 200 200 200 300 300 300 300 300 400 400 400 400 400 500 500 500 500 500**The Answer is:**Term given to the food industry trend of serving large portion sizes and “meal deals.”**The Question is:**What is “super-sizing?”**The Answer is:**Commonly used ratio between a person’s height and weight that is used to classify them as healthy, overweight, or obese.**The Question is:**What is body mass index (BMI)?**The Answer is:**Commonly cited indicator that a person is obese.**The Question is:**What is having a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or higher?**The Answer is:**The difference between the energy that people consume from food and the energy that they burn from physical activity.**The Question is:**What is energy balance?**The Answer is:**Example of an automated health improvement habit.**The Question is:**What are routine health screenings, “points” programs (e.g., Weight Watchers™), and programmed exercise routines (e.g., Curves™)?**The Answer is:**Term given for the measure of household wealth that is calculated by subtracting debts from assets.**The Question is:**What is net worth (a.k.a., a balance sheet)?**The Answer is:**Type of tax-deferred employer retirement savings account.**The Question is:**What are 401(k), 403(b), and 457 plans?**The Answer is:**Generally recommended amount of savings that should be set aside for household emergencies.**The Question is:**What is three to six month’s expenses?**The Answer is:**A disadvantage of making minimum payments on a credit card.**The Question is:**What are high interest costs and a long repayment period?**The Answer is:**Example of an automated financial improvement strategy.**The Question is:**What are payroll deductions for retirement savings plans, automatic deposits for stock and mutual funds, and checking to savings account transfers?**The Answer is:**Example of a small step to improve health.**The Question is:**What are: using less butter or salad dressing, cutting portion sizes, sharing a restaurant entrée’, baking food instead of frying, and 10 minute units of exercise?**The Answer is:**Example of a small step to increase wealth.**The Question is:**What are: saving loose pocket change, saving $1 a day, adding $1 a day to credit card payments, and reduced discretionary spending?**The Answer is:**The process of earning interest on interest on small dollar amounts of savings to gradually increase wealth over time.**The Question is:**What is compound interest or compounding?**The Answer is:**Federal government agency that created the health promotion Web site www.smallstep.gov.**The Question is:**What is the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services?**The Answer is:**The process of making regular investment deposits at regular time intervals (e.g., $50 a month).**The Question is:**What is dollar-cost averaging?**The Answer is:**Description of a person’s intended health or personal finance behavior change with a dollar amount and/or deadline date.**The Question is:**What is a goal?**The Answer is:**A reason for tracking current eating and spending habits.**The Question is:**What are: to understand current habits, to acknowledge current problems, and to identify potential behavior changes ?**The Answer is:**Making just a small behavior change to improve health or wealth is a better alternative than doing this.**The Question is:**What is doing nothing?**The Answer is:**Example of a positive environmental influence to improve health.**The Question is:**What are healthy cafeteria choices, walking “buddies,” refrigerator and microwave at work, buying healthy snacks instead of “junk food,” employer fitness program, etc.?**The Answer is:**Stage of behavior change where people are “clueless” and unaware that a change needs to be made.**The Question is:**What is pre-contemplation?**The Answer is:**Device used to measure the amount of steps that a person walks per day.**The Question is:**What is a pedometer?**The Answer is:**Number of steps that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommends that people walk per day.**The Question is:**What is 10,000 steps (about 5 miles)?**The Answer is:**Example of “small” (on a daily basis) expenses that add up over a month and could be decreased to save money and/or reduce debt.**The Question is:**What are fast food, lottery tickets, snacks, lattes, etc.?**The Answer is:**Number of extra calories per day that will result in a 10 pound weight gain in a year.**The Question is:**What is 100 calories per day?**The Answer is:**An example that illustrates the “Meet Yourself Halfway” behavior change strategy.