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Top 10 Financial Stresses in Family Life

Together Forever, Aid Association for Lutherans, Appleton, WI, 1997, p. 51

Top 10 Financial Stresses in Family Life

Percentage of families experiencing stress

Money for food, clothing and energy

45%

Purchase of a car, or other major item

43%

Taking out a loan

31%

Children's education

29%

Problems with family income

26%

Medical/dental expenses

23%

Purchase or construction of a home

16%

Bad investments

16%

Overuse of credit cards

15%

Starting a business

10%