Financial loss could decrease your life expectancy
Suffering a shocking financial loss can literally kill - short science news and articles

Researchers have found out that losing your life savings can profoundly affect a persons' long-term health. There is a 50% higher likelihood of death if a person loses 75% or more of the total wealth in their middle age. This is similar to those individuals who never had any accumulated wealth and were socially vulnerable indicating that having wealth and then losing it is similar to never having wealth at all. Researchers believe that these people suffer a severe mental health toll as well as pull away from medical care since they cannot afford it anymore.

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Scientific publication: JAMA