Call them Gen AnXious. Gen Xers are increasingly worried about how they'll pay for retirement, after having endured the dot-com bust, the global financial crisis and housing collapse, and stagnant wage growth during their formative adult years.

That's according to the "Wisdom of Experience: Lessons Learned from Millennial, Generation X and Baby Boomer Investors" survey from American Funds, which found that 63 percent of Gen Xers are kept awake at night worrying about their retirement.

In addition, 28 percent are worried they're not earning enough money to be able to invest for the future—and that's not surprising, considering that 25 percent are worried about paying down debt and financing their children's education.

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