Preference for Cash in Tune with Global Community

59% of savings and investments in Latin America are held in cash. While Latin Americans know better, as they acknowledge cash should account for only 28% of their portfolio, 70% look to adding to their cash holdings in the next 12 months.

Why Are You Holding Cash?


Talk to your financial advisor and discuss ways that you can reengage in the markets by creating a systematic investment plan that allows you to build a diversified portfolio that allocates assets across financial markets. While cash is an essential part of everyone's finances and plays an important role in saving and investing, holding too much can derail your goals.

Read more in 'Rethink the Cost of Cash'

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