American workers are so worried about what market turbulence could cost them that they're staying away from investing.

That's according to the 2015 Market Perceptions Study from Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America, which also found that workers are increasingly interested in financial products that guarantee returns—moreso than in products that offer higher return potential, but also greater loss potential.

Thirty-seven percent of respondents cited "fear of market uncertainty" as the reason they wouldn't invest, if they had the extra cash available to do so.

Complete your profile to continue reading and get FREE access to BenefitsPRO, part of your ALM digital membership.

  • Critical BenefitsPRO information including cutting edge post-reform success strategies, access to educational webcasts and videos, resources from industry leaders, and informative Newsletters.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM, BenefitsPRO magazine and BenefitsPRO.com events
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com
NOT FOR REPRINT

© 2024 ALM Global, LLC, All Rights Reserved. Request academic re-use from www.copyright.com. All other uses, submit a request to [email protected]. For more information visit Asset & Logo Licensing.