Half of Americans don’t invest anything at all

April 9, 2015 2:09 PM

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Half of Americans don’t invest in the stock market, according to a Bankrate.com survey released Thursday, despite U.S. markets recently reaching record highs.

Fifty-three percent of those surveyed who don’t invest cited a lack of money to spare as their primary reason for not doing so. Nine percent distrusted stock brokers and advisers, while another 7% said investing was too much of a risk.

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