The terrorist attacks of Sept. 11 have had little impact on high-net-worth investors’ optimism about the economy and their confidence in their investments, but more wealthy investors indicated they are considering using a financial advisor following the attacks, according to a new survey.

Sixty-nine percent of those polled in September indicated that their optimism in the nation’s economy remains relatively high vs. 68% of those polled in June. And despite the market volatility that followed Sept. 11, 77% of high-net-worth investors said they will keep their existing investment portfolio, up from 65% in June.

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