Personal Finance

Mind yourself and your money – how mental and financial health are linked

Mental health issues can cause financial stress, and vice versa. Here’s how to get both your mental health and your finances back on a good footing

In recent research from An Post, 89 per cent of respondents reported at least one form of financial concern for the year ahead. Picture: Getty

Despite a global perception of being remarkably laid back, the Irish are a nation of worriers. We excel at it – particularly when it comes to money.

A 2020 survey from Deloitte examining European perspectives on personal well-being and financial concerns placed Irish consumers as the most anxious in Europe.

Not much seems to have changed in the last three years – on either score.

Recent research from An Post shows financial anxiety has increased ...