Money worries topped a list of Britons' biggest concerns in 2009, a study suggests.
More than a third (36%) of respondents say they wished they had been more responsible with money as the gloomy economic climate influences people's long term behaviour.
It beat 'taking care of your health' and 'spending more time with the family' into second and third place respectively.
The survey, carried out by health company giant Simplyhealth, surveyed people about what they would have changed about their behaviour over the past year.
Spokesperson Raman Sankaran says: "The recession has made people re-evaluate their priorities in life and what is important to them."
"With job insecurity rife across all industries, it is no surprise that people regret being careless with money."
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