The vast majority of Americans 25 and older with more than $200,000 in investable assets surveyed in the Allianz Life 2013 Investor Market Perceptions Study say they are seeking some form of protection from losses as they accumulate assets for retirement.

In total, 95% of these respondents said they would like a financial product with no potential loss or at least some level of protection from loss rather than one with unlimited potential growth but also unlimited potential loss. More specifically, more than three quarters (76%) said they would prefer a product that offers a balance of potential growth (up to 10%) with a level of protection that shelters them from up to 10% of losses.

Register or login for access to this item and much more

All Financial Planning content is archived after seven days.

Community members receive:
  • All recent and archived articles
  • Conference offers and updates
  • A full menu of enewsletter options
  • Web seminars, white papers, ebooks

Don't have an account? Register for Free Unlimited Access