According to a July, 2015 Bankrate survey, real estate investing won out as the best investment in the next 10 years by 1,000 respondents.
The survey also found that men were more likely to favor real estate investments, while women preferred cash investments.
Those participants in the youngest category (ages 18 through 29) also favored cash as the top investment. Slightly older respondents however preferred real estate (ages 30 through 49).
Read the full survey report, which includes data on job security, savings and more, here.