IMPORTANT NOTICE: The blogger has received notice of new responsibilities relevant to new "laws" coming from the European Union. The blogger receives no personally indentifiable information. As the task of understanding just what this new "law" (not applicable to American citizens) means will take some time, The Musical Patriot respectfully asks citizens in the European Union to cease and desist from accessing this blog for the time being. I completely regret the need for this request. When things are clearer, I will have more to say. I look forward to welcoming Europeans back to this blog. Europeans and others are instead directed to my new blog with a new host. (See link in post below.)
Welcome to THE MUSICAL PATRIOT (In Exigency), a web log of information and inspiration. Also included are events of interest in my own life. (Comments to any post may be made by clicking on the "COMMENTS" link. Commenting is moderated.) This blog is now in its thirteenth year. To get the most out of this blog a free subscription is recommended. See "Subscribe To" in the column to the right.
Thursday, February 05, 2015
Despite Cheery News Notes from Government and Others, Americans Deeply Stressed Over This Factor
From Yahoo Health comes news of a survey of Americans' stress. One factor over any other is leading to continuing stress and is even affecting the health of people. I'll have the link to the complete article below.
The average person knows he is under stress. And when he thinks about it, personal finances very often come to mind.
What a sad state of affairs for what used to be called the greatest nation on earth.
Certainly, an America constantly stressed-out over personal finances is not the America we know, and certainly not a healthy America.
via Yahoo Health --
Nearly three-quarters of adults say they’re stressed about this factor.
Even with the U.S. economy on the rebound, Americans are more stressed out about money than ever, and the financial strain is harming the nation’s health.
The American Psychological Association’s “Stress in America” survey results for 2014, released this week, shows that 72 percent of adults report feeling stressed about money at least some of the time, and 22 percent say that they experience extreme stress about money. Top reported triggers include paying for unexpected expenses, paying for essentials, and saving for retirement.
Rush Link -- Bill Clinton on Rise of Nationalism