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What’s All the Fuss About Bonds Being a Lousy Investment?

Tweet Every time I’ve talked with someone about their investment portfolio recently, the subject of owning bonds or bond funds has inevitably come up.  Most of the time, the conversations about the fixed income (bond) portion of their accounts has … Continue reading

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When Enough is Enough

Tweet After my stepfather passed away, my mom started working with a local bank to manage her investments.  At the time, I was living in California and it was difficult for me to help her with investment decisions.  Plus, I … Continue reading

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Will It Ever Come Back?

Tweet No, this isn’t an advice column for your love life that’s going to tell you, “If you love something, let it go.  If it comes back, blah blah blah…”  Nor is this the story of a man’s hairline, because … Continue reading

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What Should I Consider for My Bond Funds if Interest Rates Rise?

Tweet A question I seem to be getting lately is how I can hedge my bond investments against a rise in interest rates.  For most investors, a diversified portfolio will hold either individual bonds or more often than not, bond … Continue reading

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