With New Year’s Eve on the horizon, Americans are also resolving to improve their personal finances in 2014. While only 33 percent say they have already reached a savings goal, another 42 resolve to reach theirs in the year ahead. Just 39 percent say they were able to save and invest today, while another 41 percent resolve to save and invest more in 2014. Thirty-six percent say they have an “up-to-date” will, with an additional 32 percent resolving to ensure they have one in the coming year.Americans of all ages are preparing themselves financially for the future, including Millennials. Millennials are the youngest demographic in the workforce and many seem to know they need to do more to prepare for their financial futures. They say they are resolved to do more in most areas of financial improvement in 2014, with 42 percent resolving to have a formal financial plan (compared to 29 percent of the general population) and 50 percent resolving to get a higher paying job (compared to 27 percent of the general population).
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