ANCHOR LEAD: Did you invest enough this year? A new report finds Americans feel guilty about not investing enough in 2014, but are aiming to do more next year. Brian Osuch has the story. (:60)
SCRIPT: Financial Fitness, I'm Brian Osuch. The latest Bank of America Merrill Edge Report finds a lack of investing in 2014 is inspiring 2015 goals. Aron Levine with Bank of America…
CUT: (Levine) Many Americans feel they didn't do enough this year for the financial future they desire. Millennials, in particular, feel they're held back from investing and saving more for retirement because of student debt. The good news however, investors of all ages are planning to make retirement saving a top goal in 2015.
SCRIPT: The Report also found a promising long-term financial focus from Millennials.
CUT: (Levine) With some uncertainty still surrounding the economy and job market, Millennials are taking matters into their own hands by making investing and saving for retirement a top priority.
SCRIPT: For more, go to MerrillEdge.com/report. That's Financial Fitness from Merrill Edge. Investment products are provided by Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner and Smith Incorporated and are not F-D-I-C Insured, may lose value, are not bank guaranteed. M-L-P-F-and-S is a registered broker-dealer, member S-I-P-C and a wholly owned subsidiary of Bank of America Corporation. Merrill Edge is available through M-L-P-F-and-S, and consists of the Merrill Edge Advisory Center (investment guidance) and self-directed online investing.
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