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5 strategies for overcoming your money fears

Mediafeed Logo By Emma Diehl of Mediafeed | Slide 1 of 11: Forget things that go bump in the night. Many of us are losing sleep over our fear of money — more than half of Americans rank “not having enough money for the future” as one of their top five fears.From possibly being laid off, to lacking retirement funds, many of us are scared when it comes to our finances — which can lead to avoidance.But even though fear is natural, it doesn’t have to control the way you save or spend. Like the monster under the bed, these fears can be faced head-on.Below, we’re taking on five common fears around finances, and potential ways to overcome them. Related: Are you bad with money? How to know & what to do

Are you worried about money?

Forget things that go bump in the night. Many of us are losing sleep over our fear of money — more than half of Americans rank “not having enough money for the future” as one of their top five fears.

From possibly being laid off, to lacking retirement funds, many of us are scared when it comes to our finances — which can lead to avoidance.

But even though fear is natural, it doesn’t have to control the way you save or spend. Like the monster under the bed, these fears can be faced head-on.

Below, we’re taking on five common fears around finances, and potential ways to overcome them.

Related: Are you bad with money? How to know & what to do

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