MIAMI (CBSMiami) – If you work hard and bring home a moderate paycheck, you probably worry about your finances at least once a week.READ MORE: Fort Lauderdale Police: 2 Stabbed, 1 In Custody
A new study, released by MassMutual, found 48 percent of Americans ages 25 to 65 with household income between $35,000 and $150,000 worry about money at least once a week. The survey also found 23 percent of those who earn less than $45,000 annually worry about money every day.READ MORE: Miami-Dade Police Marine Units To Conduct Boating Under The Influence Checks This Weekend
More than a third of middle-income earners – even those at the top end — said they felt “not very” financially secure while the majority (54 percent) describe themselves as “somewhat secure.”MORE NEWS: 1 Dead, 1 Hospitalized As Van Ends Up In Pond In SW Miami-Dade
Specific worries included being unprepared for retirement, health care costs and overspending. There was also considerable fear reported around unexpected financial emergencies, such as major illness, injury or a sudden, major expense.