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We all have our own set of financial fears. Believe it or not, nobody is immune to it. Even if you have a lot of money, your emergency fund is intact, you will still feel a nagging fear at the back of your head. Of course, being in a financially stable position, this fear will not be the same as those who are going through financial difficulties. The gravity of the fear that you will feel will depend on your specific financial situation. The more secure you are about your finances, the more muted the fear will be. If you are in a less than secure financial situation, it will be more pronounced. The bottom line is, the fear will always be there. According to an article published on the University of Minnesotawebsite, fear is a natural human emotion that is triggered by the presence of a threat. It enables our body to respond to the danger. It literally releases hormones that prepares our body to survive the looming danger. There are only two ways that you can go: fight or flight. When you feel fear, blood flows to your muscles to help you act fast. It also enables the brain to focus and store the event our memory. Financial fears should be considered a fact of life. It will always be there. While that may seem like an ugly truth that will keep us constantly anxious about our finances, you have to know that it does not have to be that way. You have full control over these fears. Your decision on how to react to it will determine if it will do you harm or good. Believe it or not, having these fears can be a good thing. It can motivate you to improve your financial position so you can feel more secure despite these financial threats.