NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Global Atlantic Financial Group’s newly released “Vote for your Retirement” study showcases more than 1,000 investors’ views on their retirement strategies in a tumultuous election year.
Key findings include:
- A third (33%) of investors expect “very substantial” stock market volatility during the 2020 presidential campaign.
- Even amid the continued stock market rally, nearly half of respondents either already have (21%), or plan to (24%), shift to more conservative investments over the next 12 months
- More than half of investors believe the winning political party will have an impact on their overall retirement strategy. Less than half of investors believe that the winning political party would have no impact on the future of their retirement.
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The Global Atlantic “Vote for your Retirement” study is a national online study. A total of 1,004 investors between the ages of 40 and 74 participated. Participants have $75,000 in investable assets and are involved in their households’ long term key financial decisions.
The survey was conducted by Artemis Strategy Group, a communications strategy research firm specializing in brand positioning and policy issues. The firm, headquartered in Washington D.C., provides communications research and consulting to a range of public and private sector clients.
About Global Atlantic
Global Atlantic Financial Group, through its subsidiaries, offers a variety of options to help Americans customize a strategy to fulfill their protection, accumulation, income, wealth transfer and end-of-life needs.
Global Atlantic was founded at Goldman Sachs in 2004 and separated as an independent company in 2013. Its success is driven by a unique heritage that combines deep product and distribution knowledge with insightful investment and risk management capabilities, alongside a strong financial foundation of over $85 billion in assets.
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