Lack of savings, emergency funds top the list of concerns, according to a National Foundation for Credit Counseling survey.
Americans lack critical knowledge about their personal finances, according to survey results released on April 1 as National Financial Literacy Month got underway.
The National Foundation for Credit Counseling survey reveals 61% of adults - the most in six years - don't budget.
National Foundation for Credit Counseling research finds 37% of respondents would not marry someone with a lot of debt.
Foundation planning "Protect Your Identity" week with partners: Set for Oct. 20-27.
Of consumers surveyed, overspending at 54% outweighed other financial concerns.
Overspending the biggest regret, online poll respondents tell credit counseling group.
Two of five in national survey say they are saving less than a year ago and 39% said they have no non-retirement savings.
In spite of record breaking sales on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, some 91% of respondents plan to either cut back or spend nothing this holiday season, according to a poll taken on the website of the National Foundation for Credit Counseling.
Credit unions in Michigan and Missouri ground up a more than three tons of personal documents for members and others last week.