#1 Financial Regret for Americans

Over two-thirds of Americans have regrets about how they have managed their money. Here are the top individual regrets regarding money management for different generations of Americans:

Not thinking about money management sooner: #1 regret for Gen X and Baby Boomers, and a top 3 regret for Millennials.

Spending on nonessentials: Top 3 regret for all generations.

Taking on unnecessary credit card debt: Top 3 regret for Gen X and Baby Boomers, #4 regret for Millennials.

Not having a budget. #1 regret for Millennials, #4 regret for Gen X and Boomers.

Source: Quentin Fottrell at MarketWatch