Americans are still stressed out, mainly over money, annual report finds

February 6, 2015 1:00 PM

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Stress is plentiful in the United States, and stress over money, which is anything but plentiful for many American families, is in overflowing supply, says a new survey. More than 1 in 4 Americans report they feel stressed over money most or all of the time, and most say their stress over money has either remained about the same as last year (59%) or gotten worse (29%).

As the nation emerges from a long economic downturn, the American Psychological Assn.'s annual survey of stress in America, issued this week, paints a picture of stress that largely parallels the nation's uneven recovery. Among those on the economy's lower rungs, 36% report they feel stress over mon...

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