Americans’ 6 Favorite Long-Term Investments in 2020

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Most Americans aren’t letting the coronavirus pandemic change their long-term investment strategy, according to a new Bankrate survey.

The survey of 1,007 American adults found that 57% will not change their long-term plans, while 26% will invest less aggressively and 16% will invest more aggressively.

Some shifts, however, have already happened.

For instance, real estate is no longer Americans’ preferred long-term investment, according to the survey.

Although real estate investment topped 2019’s survey about investments to keep for a decade or longer, it received just over a quarter of the vote for 2020.

Following is a list of the long-term investments most favored by Americans.

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