Optimistic, Yet Fearful of Economic Risks

Not only are Latin Americans optimistic, but they are much more confident that they are making the right savings and investment decisions (68% compared to 55% globally) to achieve their financial goals and be prepared for life's big moments—whether it is growing or preserving wealth, starting a business, or preparing financially for retirement.

Confidence Extends to All Financial Priorities


Yet, Investors are very aware of the economic factors that impact their financial future. Latin Americans rated their country’s economy as posing the greatest risk to their financial future.

Greatest Risks to Financial Future—Economy and Cost of Living

TAKE ACTION: So What do I Do With My Money?

Through advisor guidance and education, Latin Americans should channel their personal optimism and macroeconomic concerns into positive actions and calculated investment decisions.

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