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How Do People Feel About Real Estate Versus Stocks?

Apr 24, 2020 by Matt Frankel, CFP

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Investment Type Percentage of Americans Who Say It's the Best Long-Term Investment Class Change From 2019
Real Estate 35% None
Stocks or Mutual Funds 21% (6%)
Savings Accounts or CDs 17% +2%
Gold 16% +2%
Bonds 8% +3%

Data source: Gallup. Categories don't add up to 100% because "other" and "no opinion" were also options.

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