Popular among procrastinators
Managing your money can seem like a full-time job sometimes. Unfortunately, far too many of us aren’t doing very well at completing essential money tasks that should be on everyone’s to-do list. In fact, 7 in 10 Americans postpone making major financial decisions, according to research by Principal Financial Group and behavioral economist Dan Goldstein.
The research found 56% of Americans haven’t made any major financial decisions over the course of the past three years, which owes largely to the fact that less than a third of us report feeling confident enough to make important choices with their money.
So which financial decisions are Americans putting off, exactly?Let’s look at some of the top money matters Americans procrastinate on – and get some helpful advice on tackling these issues so you can take control over your finances.