The link between mental health and financial literacy for Gen Z
Open any newspaper and you will see a jarring disconnect. Headlines continue to draw attention to women and young people still struggling with the impact the global pandemic has had on our overall well-being. Just this past week a new poll revealed that a quarter of all women report being financially worse off now than they were a year ago and eight in ten now report feeling “weighed down by job and money stress.” Young people are reporting record levels of depression and anxiety and women have lost enough employment to set us back a generation.
Originally published: May 7, 2021
Author: Sian Beilock
Institution: Barnard College
Published by: Fast Company