May 31, 2015 | Post by: Roman Chuyan, CFA Comments Off on Many Investors Are Still in Cash –

Many Investors Are Still in Cash – recently published the results of their Financial Security Index surveyAmericans where asked where they prefer to keep the #money they would not need for 10 years. 25% of investors still prefer to keep the money in savings and CDs, where it earns practically nothing! 23% prefer real estate, 19% the stock market, and 14% like gold (see chart).

“The money not needed for 10 years” means a long investment horizon over which the effect of short-term market volatility is reduced. In this situation, equities is the asset class with the best long-term potential return. We at Model Capital find it amazing that investors do not allocate more than 19% of their long-term money to this asset class.

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