What Americans Are Feeling Stressed About
What are you feeling stressed about? Harris poll asked Americans to share what they're feeling stress about. Can you relate to them?
Pain at the pump. With the national average for a gallon of gas around $3.62, it's not surprising that Americans are feeling the stress in their wallets. The top thing Americans are stressing about is rising gas prices. 69% surveyed put that first on the list of what stresses them out.
62% said having too many things to do. Do you feel that way sometimes, like there's just not enough time in the day to get things done?
51% are stressed about having money for emergencies. Are you prepared if the washer and dryer break or your car has a major repair? Or worse, if you lose your job?
47% are worried about their health. As you've often heard, if you don't have your health, you haven't got much.
36% are stressed about a family member who's sick.
35% are stressed because they don't have enough money for the basics, like food and shelter.
23% are having problems with aging parents.
20% are having problems at work, either with a boss, the job itself or co-workers.
What keeps you up at night?