Scared of stocks? Most investors are too conservative with their retirement plans.

Scared of stocks? Most investors are too conservative with their retirement plans.
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Investing conservatively is understandable, especially considering the uncertainty around the stock market and worrying about making your money stretch through a period of high inflation, but many investors are falling below the recommended amount of stocks in their portfolios, which could hurt their savings prospects later in life. The market is giving everyone a roller-coaster ride—for investments and emotions—and some of us may just not have the stomachs for it. A recent study from John Hancock on workplace plan participant behaviors found that’s not often the case.