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. Chief Income Strategist Marc Lichtenfeld answers all of your bond questions, from how much of your portfolio should be invested in lower-risk holdings to which bonds and sectors are the best buys.
The most important factor when trying to profit from bonds isn’t a convenient market – it’s patience.