There is also a fear of wealth destruction by taking risk. Investing for long term takes a bit of thinking about Seonadh Johnson believes. “The temptation is often to leave the excess liquidity in cash because they think it’s safer. But actually really understanding and compartmentalizing the different parts going okay, well, if I need this in the next year or two, yes, keep it in cash. But if you don’t need it for five years plus, then really thinking about trying to get a better return than nothing on it is something to explore.