Financial stress and its impacts

Mental, physical and financial wellness are three pillars of good health.

But for many Canadians, money worries are the greatest source of stress, more than work, personal health and relationships. In fact, research shows:

There are many sources of financial stress, including:

If you feel this way, remember: you’re not alone. Financial stress affects working Canadians of all income levels and age groups.

Impact of financial stress on your physical and mental health

Did you know?

If you are dealing with financial stress, you are:

Financial stress can also lead to more serious health problems, such as:

Impact of financial stress on your work

Financial stress doesn’t only affect you personally. Almost half of working Canadians admit that stress related to personal finances has had an impact on their performance at work.Footnote 6  

It doesn’t have to be this way. Learn about the benefits of investing in your financial well-being.

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