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Published: Aug 15, 2023 5 min read
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Money worries are causing Americans to toss and turn at night, but none more so than younger people — many of whom report that financial uncertainty even has made them physically sick.

Recently released survey data from insurance company Northwestern Mutual shows that Gen Zers and millennials (born 1997 to 2012 and 1981 to 1996, respectively) are stressed out about their finances to the point of depression and losing sleep. The data is part of an annual Northwestern Mutual study that surveyed roughly 2,700 U.S. adults earlier this year.

What the data says