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Financial Stress

Growing Up Isn't As Bad As It Seems

Gabrielle Pfeiffer | Posted 11.28.2016 | Parents
Gabrielle Pfeiffer

Sure, some of our true glory days will remain in the past, but that doesn't mean growing up has to be as bad as some people make it out to be. The good part is that every day has the power to be as good as we choose it to be- it all depends on our attitudes.

Holiday Spending Stress Relief Guide

meQuilibrium | Posted 11.16.2016 | Healthy Living

by Alanna Fincke It's the most wonderful time of the year...Or is it? During the holiday season, more than one-third of Americans feel pressured to s...

Reducing The Financial And Emotional Stress On Fertility Patients

Dr. Richard T. Scott, Jr. | Posted 08.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Richard T. Scott, Jr.

July 25 marked the 38th anniversary of the birth of Louise Brown, the first baby conceived through in vitro fertilization, or IVF. Almost four decades...

Why More Employers Are Focusing on Employees' Overall Financial Well-Being

Lenny Sanicola | Posted 01.26.2017 | Business
Lenny Sanicola

Nearly half of American full-time workers say they worry about personal finances during work hours, while 29 percent say they deal with personal financial issues on the job -- often for two to three hours a week.

5 Questions That Help You Avoid Financial Stress

Aaron Tang | Posted 11.23.2016 | Money
Aaron Tang

I go through a mental checklist whenever I need to spend big money. Here's a list of five questions I ask myself every time I make a significant financial decision.

Can Employers Help Workers Better Manage Their Money?

Andrea Levere | Posted 09.03.2016 | Business
Andrea Levere

Despite an improved economy and rising employment, the picture is far from rosy for the average low- to moderate-income worker. Wages have stagnated or fallen. One in four jobs pays a low-wage of less than $23,283 a year and often lacks benefits.

10 Reasons Why You Might Be Financially Stressed

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 08.19.2016 | Business
Nathaniel Sillin

How financially stressed are you? Here are some major indicators of financial stress with suggestions for taking action.

Money Equals Choices

David A. Dedman | Posted 06.12.2016 | Business
David A. Dedman

It's a very simple concept. Money equals choices. Choices about every aspect of your life, from where you work to your physical and mental health. Spend wisely and save as often as you can. It will be worth it.

This Is What's Ruining The World's Sleep -- And It's Not Our Technology Addiction

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 03.13.2015 | Healthy Living

Between keeping our smartphones by our pillows and binge-watching Netflix before finally closing our eyes, you'd think our ever-growing connection to ...

Inside The Secret Life Of A Poor Single Mom

Jeannine Trimboli | Posted 03.22.2015 | Divorce
Jeannine Trimboli

I think about money all the time. I think about the bills that need to be paid, the things my kids need, and the fact that what's coming in currently is not enough to cover what needs to go out. Every day is a list of choosing. Of overdraft fees. Of cancellation notices. Every moment is a feeling of defeat and a pang of failure.

3 Practical, Easy Ways To Combat Financial Stress | Posted 12.15.2014 | Money

Take a moment and try to remember a day during which you didn't spend money, check your credit or bank account, or worry about a financial burden. Can't think of one? Me either.

Is Financial Stress Killing Our Soldiers?

BJ Gallagher | Posted 07.18.2014 | Money
BJ Gallagher

Money plays a role in the alarming rate of suicide in today's armed services. I sat down with Financial Planning magazine to find out more about how financial counseling might just save the lives of our soldiers, sailors, marines and airmen.

I Love Poop

Sarah Prager | Posted 04.02.2014 | Good News
Sarah Prager

There is nothing like caring for others to take you out of your own head. I cannot bring myself to worry about making rent when I am Spiderman's sidekick (who knew he had one and that she looks just like me?).

Why Employees Hate Money

Dan Henry | Posted 02.04.2014 | Money
Dan Henry

Money is a year-round problem -- not just a holiday concern. And the simple domino effect is that money problems cause stress. And we have solid research showing that employees falter with more stress, and work better with less.

Reducing the Stress of Pre-Retirement

Jacob Gold | Posted 01.23.2014 | Money
Jacob Gold

Retirement is becoming real for pre-retirees, and many are concerned about whether they are really "retirement ready". No matter the source - holidays, retirement, work or family - stress can take a heavy toll on your health, mental state and wallet.

How To Cope With Wedding Budget Anxiety

Posted 08.09.2013 | Weddings

By Kellee Khalil for When planning your wedding, figuring out your budget can be an emotional experience. Balancing your own desires with ...

The One Thing You Feel MOST Stressed About

Posted 05.09.2013 | Teen

With young adults saying that they experience more tension and anxiety than any other age group, millennials have recently been labeled America's "mos...

I Can't Sleep Because I'm So Stressed Out About My Debt

Steve Rhode | Posted 05.23.2013 | Business
Steve Rhode

Anyone that promises you some monthly payment plan to get you out of this situation is not going to be putting you first. They are going to want to sell you their debt relief widget.

The Tragic Cost Of Recession

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

LONDON, Nov 5 (Reuters) - Suicide rates in the United States have risen sharply since the economic crisis took hold in 2007 and political leaders sh...

Improve Your Life By Facing Your Finances (VIDEO)

Posted 08.07.2012 | Healthy Living

Financial issues are often symptoms of a greater issue, and when debt, overdraft fees and late payments accumulate, many people push them aside until ...

You Might Be Allergic To Recessions

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 08.01.2012 | Business

Are you allergic to economic downturns? You wouldn't be the first. New research suggests that the last recession might be making people itchy. Nin...

Money Maven Chellie Campbell on Fear, Financial Stress and Angry People

BJ Gallagher | Posted 08.08.2012 | Money
BJ Gallagher

Chellie Campbell's book is the best book on spirituality and money I've ever read, so I contacted her recently to get her take on the lingering after-effects of the Great Recession and people's financial fear.

Healthy Ways To Spend Your Tax Refund

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 04.18.2012 | Healthy Living

Tax day has come and gone -- and now that you've filed (or filed for an extension), hopefully at least some of your financial stress is melting away. ...

Your Finances Are Killing Your Sex Life

Justine Rivero | Posted 04.30.2012 | Money
Justine Rivero

Only about one in seven Americans were willing to give up Internet access. We are more willing to give up sex for six months than cut off access to email -- is this really what money stress has come to?

The Impossible Conundrum

Alexa von Tobel | Posted 04.30.2012 | Money
Alexa von Tobel

Keeping our long-term goals on our radar, and knowing the exact steps we can take to get there via a financial plan, is just the motivation we need to stick to our budgets, save for retirement and plan ahead.