Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Money Management

Are Your Finances Making You Lose Sleep?

This isn’t a problem a cup of tea can fix.

Do you lose sleep worrying about your finances? Well, you’re far from alone. According to Business Insider, more than half of American adults lose sleep over their finances, though the specific money problems they cite depend on their age.

The biggest financial concern that most Americans lose sleep over is their everyday expenses. This is consistent across all age groups and includes everything from food to gas. These expenses are very difficult for most people to rein in, as many of them play an integral role in individuals’ daily routines. Cutting out certain forms of entertainment can be done, but cutting costs on things like coffee and food can disrupt a person’s busy day. Yes, making coffee at home is cheaper, but who has time for that? When it comes to solving Americans’ biggest financial problem, the solution is to tackle expenses one item at a time. Trying to control expenses doesn’t work in a broad context, but if you can target one area at a time, you can start to budget more effectively.

When it comes to the other financial concerns Americans hold, retirement and healthcare are the big ones. While over half of Americans lost sleep over finances, these are their specific concerns:

Everyday expenses: 32%

Retirement: 24%

Healthcare & insurance bills: 22%

Credit card debt: 18%

You May Also Like


In the past year, Peloton, manufacturers of stationary exercise bicycles and treadmills, has been experiencing some severe financial difficulties. The company went through a...


While the ongoing supply chain problems affecting the global economy have had the expected effects, they’ve also had some decidedly unexpected effects. Specifically, many...


As gas prices continue to rise and consumer confidence drops, not to mention the ongoing war in Ukraine, the European economy is taking a...


As the environmental need for electric vehicles becomes more pressing, and the car-buying public becomes more eager for them, automotive manufacturers are getting ready...


This morning, Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong sent a mass email out to his company informing everyone that, as stock and crypto prices slip and...


As Russia’s invasion of Ukraine continues, many global businesses have pulled their dealings out of Russian territories due to a mix of sanctions and...


In the last few weeks, fears have begun to surface of another potential recession striking the United States economy. Economists have been working to...


It’s no secret that the highs of the COVID-19 pandemic cost movie theater chain AMC an unprecedented amount of money. As people isolated at...