Financial Stress, Stress

Solutions for a Stressed-out Nation

Financial stress is a reality faced by the American worker every day—its ripple effects impacting individual health, productivity, and quality of life. In May, 2014 New York Life Retirement Plan Services sponsored a research study, in which they surveyed more than 1,500 workers to uncover individual stress levels, its causes, and how to best combat it. How stressed are we? Quite simply—we are very stressed. Nearly … Continue reading Solutions for a Stressed-out Nation

Millenials, John Hancock, Financial Stress

Current Stresses Eclipse Retirement Planning for Working Millennials

In John Hancock Retirement Plan Services’ 2014 annual Financial Stress Survey¹, they discovered that working Millennials² experienced financial stress of a more immediate nature than their older counterparts. Almost a third of working Millennials say they are too worried about their current situation to plan for retirement. Sixty-six percent do not own a home. Fifty-nine percent feel overwhelmed. Fifty-five percent rate their financial situation fair … Continue reading Current Stresses Eclipse Retirement Planning for Working Millennials