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There's no way a financial windfall could be stressful. After all, it's more money!

No matter the source, newfound wealth brings major changes, often stirring a range of complex emotions. Psychologists even have a name for it: sudden wealth syndrome. Those who suddenly come into a fortune may lack the financial savvy needed to manage their newfound resources; on a personal level, they may experience guilty feelings and relationship strain. If you find yourself the recipient of a windfall, seeking guidance from trusted professionals can make a world of difference for your emotional and financial success.

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