More Women Experience High Levels of Financial Stress Than Men According to New Financial Wellness Survey

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New financial wellness survey by Four Seasons Financial Education finds disparity between men and women with high financial stress

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Keep in mind that financial stress isn't just about debt or low income earners

Four Seasons Financial Education (FSFE), a provider of workplace financial wellness programs recently released finding from their 2017 financial wellness survey. The annual survey found that, among respondents who rated their financial stress eight or above on a ten-point scale, women were more likely find themselves in this category. This high financial stress group consisted of 59% women and 41% men.

"Keep in mind that financial stress isn't just about debt or low income earners," says Travis Freeman, president of FSFE. "Nearly one third of this group earns more than $75,000 per year and over half earn more than $50,000 per year. Income isn't the main issue, it's what we do with our income," said Freeman.

The same survey reviewed low financial stress respondents, or those with scores of one to three. Among the low financial stress group, 43% are female and 57% are male. The 2017 FSFE Financial Wellness Survey can be found at

About Four Seasons Financial Education
Four Seasons Financial Education is positioned to provide workplace financial wellness services to companies throughout the US to help them improve their bottom line. Since 1986, we have helped corporations increase workplace productivity by focusing on the most important asset of the company - the employees. Services provided through RFG Advisory Group, an SEC Registered Investment Adviser.

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