A 2016 Report on Financial Well-Being

A recent Employee Financial Wellness Survey that reports on adults nationwide who are full-time employees indicates that political uncertainty and a slow economic recovery are a few reasons that worry 52 percent of respondents in regards to their financial well-being.

One of the more interesting aspects of this report is the similarities of concerns regarding financial well-being across generations. Below, we’ve chosen a few of the more interesting findings.

Long Work Hours for Women Linked to Chronic Illnesses

Women with long work hours—averaging 60-hour workweeks over the span of three decades—triple the risk for diabetes, cancer, arthritis, and heart trouble. Whereas men working the same amount remain relatively unaffected. One possible reason is that women who have long work hours have additional stressors because they often take on the majority of familial responsibilities.