What did surprise me — and might earn a double take from you, was that the Land of
The WalletHub report, written by
“During the 10-year period when stress was declining, Americans commonly identified 'money, work and the economy' as their biggest sources of worry. Today, however, Americans also report increased anxiety over the election outcome, current political climate, uncertainty of our nation's future and fear of violence,” Bernardo wrote.
Before you pack up and head to
Stress management can help prevent heart disease, depression and high blood pressure, according to the
The survey was conducted using 33 “relevant metrics,” such as number of hours worked, average commute time, income growth rate, divorce rate, child care costs, crime rate, mental health and insurance coverage.
States that scored first in terms of stress for specific categories were:
Other notable findings were:
Job security? Lowest:
Lowest credit score :
Highest percentage of people living below the poverty line:
Least affordable housing:
Highest percentage of adults in fair or poor health:
A survey like this has to have some fun esoteric stuff, and WalletHub obliges.
For more details (and possible reasons to brag and/or cringe) check out the survey findings here.
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