NEW YORK (7/14/15)--Money worries are rampant among Americans.
A new survey by Ohio State University found that 70% of the nearly 19,000 students surveyed reported feeling stressed about money (Time July 8). Half worried about not having enough money for daily expenses, and 60% were anxious about the cost of tuition.
But it’s not just college-age adults who worry about money. In another survey, CreditCards.com found that 62% of Americans were losing sleep over their financial problems (Time June 25).
The most common fears they expressed were not having enough money for retirement and educational expenses. If you find that money worries are keeping you up at night, here are some steps you can take:
For related information, read “Everybody’s Money Matters: Deciding How Much to Save” and “Help Young Adults Move Out of Your Finances” in the Home & Family Finance Resource Center.