How to Cope With Financial Anxiety During the Pandemic

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With millions out of work because of the COVID-19 pandemic, many Americans are worried about their finances right now. According to our recent survey conducted by The Simple Dollar, 62% of Americans have at least one major source of financial anxiety for the rest of 2020, with paying for groceries, covering rent, and staying employed among the most pressing.

“Financial concerns typically rank at the top of most peoples causes for worry and anxiety,” says Michael G. Wetter, Psy.D. “Millions of people now question how they will afford to provide for themselves and their family, maintain housing, and other topics directly (and indirectly) involving financial security.”

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