Despite the Sept. 11th terrorist attacks and an overall drop in consumer confidence, many U.S. investors are showing their allegiance to the country and its economy by spending money and plan to invest, according to a survey conducted by ING Aetna Financial Services.

The survey, known as the Pulse of America, found 77% of Americans aren’t allowing the attacks to impact their saving and spending habits. Forty-five percent of respondents said they have recently made or plan to make financial decisions in the spirit of helping to fuel the U.S. economy.

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