Tools and Tactics to Help You Sleep Better

Some workarounds for the growing number of people susceptible to sleep disorders.

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Sleep is free, but insomnia can be expensive.

In 2015, the global market for sleep aids, which encompasses everything from therapeutic pillows to sleeping pills, was valued at $62 billion, according to P&S Market Research. The consulting firm expects the market to grow by an average of 6.3% a year through 2022. That's largely because the world's population is aging, and older people are more susceptible to sleep disorders.

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Sandra Block
Senior Editor, Kiplinger's Personal Finance

Block joined Kiplinger in June 2012 from USA Today, where she was a reporter and personal finance columnist for more than 15 years. Prior to that, she worked for the Akron Beacon-Journal and Dow Jones Newswires. In 1993, she was a Knight-Bagehot fellow in economics and business journalism at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. She has a BA in communications from Bethany College in Bethany, W.Va.