Almost 75% of Americans Have Financial Regrets

The biggest financial regret for most Americans? Not enough saved for retirement.

Older woman reviews her retirement savings on her smartphone.
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Nearly three out of four Americans have financial regrets, with failing to start saving for retirement early enough the biggest concern, according to a new survey from Bankrate.

As the struggling economy faces a potential recession amid persistent inflation, Federal Reserve hawkishness, weakened bank lending and reduced government spending, Americans are worrying about their savings, chiefly retirement.

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Alexandra Twin
Senior Personal Finance Editor,

Alexandra is's senior personal finance editor. A financial news journalist with more than 20 years of experience, Alexandra has covered stock markets, the economy, wealth management and personal finance. She has previously written for CNNMoney, Institutional Investor, and Investopedia, among others. She holds a bachelor's degree in communications from the University of Michigan.