Did you know that financial wellness — i.e. money — is the top cause of stress in the United States, and also the leading cause of stress in the workplace? Numerous studies from sources such as the American Psychological Association and the National Business Group on Health among others, show that many Americans feel that they are just one financial shock away from disaster. Does this include you?
A recent Pew survey found that about 66 percent of all American households will experience a financial shock next year. It could be the loss of a job, a cut in pay or working hours, a health crisis, a car breakdown, a plumbing emergency, or some other event that seems to come out of nowhere. Thinking about this can keep you up at night.Read More