Unsurprisingly, 59% of us feel that our financial health impacts our well-being.
And one of the major causes of financial stress is a sense of being out of control. Just 4 out of 10 people feel as though they have control over their finances.
This page shares some honest views about money and some ideas to help you take back a bit of control.
Having a sense of financial control is knowing what to expect and avoiding nasty shocks. It's a delicate balance between avoiding stressful short-term pinches with saving little and often for the future.
Holly's tip: "Don't think you have to get everything in perfect shape on Day One. Even chipping in £25 a month to a stocks and shares ISA or a private pension and taking this first step can make people feel so much better. Saving is a habit and you just have to start, however you can and however inadequate the amounts might feel at first."
Every year, BlackRock ask people from all over the world, including the UK, how they think and feel about their financial health.
This year, they went deeper than ever before to understand the connection between our financial health and well-being.
Conducted at a time of unique political, cultural and social upheaval, this edition of BlackRock’s Investor Pulse seeks to better understand how these forces affect financial health.
When it came to control you feel over your finances, this is what you had to say: