A professor of mine once said, "Why do I feel better when I have $20 in my pocket than nothing?"
92% of workers report high stress over money matters according to Corporate Wellness Magazine.
This stress results in migraines, insomnia, asthma, ulcers, and worse.
The New York State Social Work Conference has asked me to speak on just this topic in August. They're worried about their workers.
The stress hormone, cortisol, is designed only for short bursts of energy, like the zebra on the plains of Africa running furiously to get away from a lion.
Once the chase is over, and the zebra survives (if), the body returns to normal.
With chronic, long-term stress, as from money worries, long-term cortisol can damage almost every part of the body.
So getting money solutions to debt, taxes, saving for the kids' education, building an emergency account, and saving for sound retirement is good for your health.
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