Worker investments more aggressive

April 1997
Journal of Financial Planning;Apr97, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p16
Academic Journal
Presents the results of a Foster Higgins survey of the investment behavior of employees in the United States. Percentage of account money in defined-contribution plans held in equity positions and guaranteed investment contracts; Employer stock; Balanced funds; Cash; Bonds; International equity funds.


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