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With inflation running rampant – year-on-year inflation sat at 8.5% in July – individuals have to invest. But according to a new survey from Principal Financial Group, that’s something most workers aren’t comfortable doing.

The survey, which looked at data from almost 700 U.S. residents, found that while a third of workers said they were comfortable making their own investments, more than half said they wanted someone else to make their investment decisions to help them reach their retirement goals. This creates a huge opportunity for plan sponsors and advisors.

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