Consumers

Millennials also are more likely than other generations to go online and compare prices.

Millennials are spending more than they were a year ago on leisure activities, creating an opportunity for marketers.

Sixty-five percent of Americans now prefer saving money to spending it, continuing a trend that started after the 2008 financial crisis. The percentage who say they are spending less tops the percentage saying they are spending more.

Gallup data suggest that carrying debt does not, by itself, have much of an impact on Americans' financial worries.

Americans who carry debt have many financial worries and are more likely than others to try cutting costs and raising money.