Wealthy people's worries about investing are a lot more pedestrian than you might think, according to a recent survey.

It turns out that 65% of the affluent people contacted for U.S. Trust Corp. by the firm Financial Market Research said their biggest fear is that inflation would eat away their retirement nest egg.

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