More than half of lower and middle-income women who juggle work and motherhood say they carry high or overwhelming levels of financial stress, according to data from a provider of workplace financial wellness programs.

That's significantly higher than stress levels across all demographics and earning levels, as 18 percent of all workers reported high levels of stress, and another 5 percent said they feel overwhelming stress.

Stress levels varied dramatically relative to demographics, but one consistency was that women reported higher levels of stress than men in all age groups, according to Financial Finesse's 2015 workplace stress report.

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Nick Thornton

Nick Thornton is a financial writer covering retirement and health care issues for BenefitsPRO and ALM Media. He greatly enjoys learning from the vast minds in the legal, academic, advisory and money management communities when covering the retirement space. He's also written on international marketing trends, financial institution risk management, defense and energy issues, the restaurant industry in New York City, surfing, cigars, rum, travel, and fishing. When not writing, he's pushing into some land or water.