• Research shows that wealthy investors have ramped up their cash allocations in light of market uncertainty.
  • But as the Federal Reserve lowers interest rates, it can be a challenge to find the best return on those balances.
  • One company is adding a new checking account to help investors find the highest interest rates for their money.

If you want to know where the wealthy prefer to put their money, you might be surprised to find out it's in cash.

A Capgemini report found that cash surpassed equities for high-net-worth individuals as their No. 1 asset class in the first quarter of 2019. The reason: market uncertainty.