Article preview: With the start of a New Year, our spending habits and financial resolutions are in sharp focus. New research by online bank Marcus by Goldman Sachs has shown that half of UK adults regret spending money on something in 2019. This level of regret is higher for younger people, jumping up to 70% of 18-34-year-olds. The research looked at the nation’s spending habits of 2019 compared to a year earlier, and also our financial hopes for the New Year. The study found that spending money on takeaways and fast food, items for the home that weren’t needed, alcohol, and clothes are the UK’s most regretted purchases for the second year running.
Biggest spending regrets & 2020 financial goals
This 543-word blog post considers new research looking at our spending habits, biggest regrets, and financial goals in 2020. Written on 2nd January 2020.
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