STUDY: The More Money You Make The More Stress You Have, But Making Too Little Is Stressful Too

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It’s official. Mo money, mo problems. Biggie was right as always. A new study found that the more money you make, the more stress you have. So you might as well stick with your medium income job and not try to become the next Mark Cuban because happiness or something.

A new LinkedIn Learning survey of 1,000 participants, the more you make the more stress in your life. According to the study, 68% of people making between $201,000 and $250,000 a year reported feeling stressed and it was the same stress rate as workers making over $251,000. That’s compared to only 38% of those earning between $50,000 and $75,000. However, you want to stay in that medium income range because once you start making less the stress increases amd the stress rate is 47% of those making $35,000 to $50,000.

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When it comes to each generation, Gen X-ers were the most stressed out. The study found that 57% of Gen X-ers said they were stressed in their jobs compared to only 44% of millennials and 52% of baby boomers. When it came to job satisfaction 78% baby boomers were happy, 76% of Gen-Xers, and 74% of millennials. Check out the entire study over at LinkedIn and always remember that more money, more problems (Unless you’re making less than $50,000). Now check out the jobs that are most right-swiped by men and women.