October 2, 2017: The Role of Short Term Bond Funds
by MyPlanIQ | Oct 2, 2017 | Asset-Allocation, Bonds, Economy, Feature, Gold, Headline, Income, Inv, Investments, IRA, Markets, Mutual-Funds, newsletter, Portfolios, Retirement |
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The Role of Short Term Bond Funds
As many of our readers know, we treat fixed income investing very seriously and believe they not only directly serve for conservative/income investors, they are also our ‘secret’ weapon to construct a sound and better return portfolio for investors in all kinds of risk spectrums, ranging from tactical equity/stock portfolios to strategic asset allocation portfolios. Among them, we have published a series of newsletters on cash and short term investments — an area often overlooked:
Specifically, in July 24, 2017: Total Return Bond Fund Portfolios And Cash, we outline the following allocation idea:
for a tactical stock portfolio: