Investors to Remain More Conservative

December 2003
Journal of Financial Planning;Dec2003, Vol. 16 Issue 12, p21
Academic Journal
The article discusses findings of the 2003 survey by John Hancock Financial Services Inc. regarding investor attitude in the U.S. Investors intend to continue to invest more conservatively, in fact, 76 percent describe themselves as more conservative investors than they were two or three years ago. 73 percent of the respondents say they are less likely to invest in financial products while 63 percent are focused more on asset protection than growth. Baby boomers were more conservative than younger investors.


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