Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Coping With Pandemic Financial Stress

Many households were stressed about their finances before the pandemic, but the past year has remained just as challenging. As a result, many Americans are still financially stressed out, which can negatively impact their mental health. If you are experiencing financial stress, know that you’re not alone.

Financial anxiety and stress can be debilitating. Consider these coping tips from the U.S. Department of Labor:
  • Increase your financial literacy.
  • Create a budget—and stick to it.
  • Switch from credit to cash.
  • Address the topic head-on.
Download the Live Well Work Well October Newsletter. For more information on healthcare and employee benefits changes, contact HANYS Benefit Services by email or by calling (800) 388-1963. Further, if you’re feeling significant stress, talk to a mental health professional for additional guidance and support.

This is not intended to be exhaustive nor should any discussion or opinions be construed as professional advice. © 2021 Zywave, Inc. All rights reserved

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