The financial crisis left many affluent investors skeptical about the integrity of financial institutions. While a great deal of that doubt has abated, some investors still harbor fears.

That's according to a study titled "Rebuilding Investor Trust" conducted by brand engagement firm Sullivan and Northstar Research Partners. The study surveyed more than 1,800 affluent investors and found that while eight in 10 strongly trust their financial institutions, they face apprehension about some issues and are looking for more help in navigating certain decisions.

According to the study, the main causes of this investor apprehension are concerns about healthcare costs, with 44 percent of investors having cited the possibility of large healthcare bills or serious illnesses as a top concern, as well as fears of sudden major declines in markets.

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