Americans whose parents set good financial examples are more likely to have a financial plan and feel confident in their financial future, according to a survey released today by Genworth.

Of the adults who believed their parents set good financial examples, 66% said they had a financial plan and 71% said they felt confident in their financial future.  Adults whose parents were not models of good financial behavior reported markedly lower levels of financial preparedness, with only 55% having a financial plan and 53% feeling confident financially in their future.

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