Despite increasing optimism about the economy, affluent investors remain concerned about retirement savings and the rising costs of healthcare.

According to Bank of America Corp.’s Merrill Lynch Affluent Insights Quarterly survey, which was released Tuesday, affluent investors have become slightly less concerned about the economy’s impact on their ability to meet financial goals, with 49% currently expressing such concerns compared with 58% in October.

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