The key to a successful retirement portfolio? Risk management. That means balancing your risky stock investments with something a little safer… like bonds. Not only will you receive steady income from the interest, you’re guaranteed the principal at maturity. Bond Strategist Steve McDonald answers all of your bond questions, from how much of your portfolio should be invested in lower-risk holdings to which bonds are the best buys.
A former bond fund manager shares his recipe for success – and how individual investors can trounce managed funds in the market.