More than half of Americans said they experience anxiety about their financial situation, according to a recent poll. This financial anxiety occurs “all the time” or “often” for 1 in 4 of those polled.
Financial pressures add up to anxiety
The following financial pressures cause high or moderate levels of anxiety for poll respondents.
- Rising cost of health care: 59%
- Unplanned financial emergency: 55%
- Unplanned health emergency: 53%
- Level of savings: 48%
- Income: 48%
- Debt: 42%
- Planning for retirement: 41%