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The Endless Battle Between Bonds, Interest Rates, and Your Portfolio



There’s been a lot of rumbling in the news lately about the bond market. With interest rates recently bouncing off of historic lows, the economic community is in general consensus that the end of a more than 30-year bull market for bonds is near. While no one can predict the future of any…

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Four Retirement Hazards



Baby Boomers have seen traditional pensions frozen or discontinued, job security threatened, 401(k) balances rocked by booms, busts, and financial crises, and health care costs skyrocket dizzyingly. Their response has been broadly characterized by inertia. No surprise there; people don’t handle…

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