According to the American Psychological Association, “money has been the top cause of stress… since 2007” (Prahl). And according to the Dave Ramsey website “The number one issue couples fight about is also a topic many couples avoid discussing — money” (Cole). And truthfully, I’m certain you aren’t that surprised to hear these statistics.
I really don’t think I have to substantiate why we are discussing the connections between debt and stress. But I would like to empower us with the real mental health effects of debt. And ways to overcome both the mental health aspect, as well as strategies for shedding those financial shackles.