Financial stress hurts everyone. When employees aren't happy with their compensation and standard of living, this severely impacts a company's performance and productivity. If people are making less money, the economy starts to struggle as consumer spending is decreased. Perhaps above all else, the stress of financial worry will drastically hurt your mental and physical health.
Alone, tired, and fuzzy from my almost empty Solo cup of merlot, I sat in row M of the Calvin Theater wondering if I should have just stayed home to watch Orange is the New Black and sleep. It had been a long week of working and thinking and planning and asking myself a lot of very cliché, very deep life questions.