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There’s the Wage Gap. And Then There’s the Sleep Gap

Women worry more about money—with good reason.
Financial worries are cutting into our sleep.
Photographer: KatarzynaBialasiewicz/Getty Images/iStockphoto

More than half of men say worrying about money costs them sleep. Nearly 70 percent of women say the same.

That gap increased eight percentage points over the past year, according to a new survey by It makes sense, since women really do have more to worry about when it comes to money. Lower earnings means less in savings and Social Security benefits to fund longer lifespans.