The web research was performed from June 14 to July 11 amongst some 1,100 ladies who’re members of the HerMoney neighborhood. They vary in age from 18 to 75, and most are college-educated and work full time. Almost two-thirds are married or partnered.
Levels of Threat Aversion
The survey discovered that solely 12% of ladies take into account themselves danger averse in the case of investments. Sixty-two p.c stated they’re greater risk-takers than their mother and father, whereas 35% are extra so than their companions.
“Girls embrace danger available in the market however must also notice methods of defending their future selves,” Jean Statler, Alliance for Lifetime Revenue chief government, stated within the assertion. “4 in 10 ladies agree with the assertion that defending their portfolios is extra necessary to them than excessive returns.”
Forty-three p.c of respondents stated they take extra dangers with their cash than with their life or work: careers, 32%; private lives, 30%; and investments, 12%.
Requested the commonest regrets their “future selves” might need in 20 years, respondents’ solutions had been private reasonably than monetary, with solely not saving extra money for later cracking the highest 5 regrets, cited by 45%.
Fifty-seven p.c stated they might remorse not touring to locations outdoors their consolation zone, 43% not making new pals, 41% not working much less to spend extra time with household and 37% not saying what they actually suppose.