Ahead of Halloween, investors in the stock market have been subjected to a double dose of terror, with equities exhibiting wild and unpredictable swings while remaining in negative territory.
Why Bonds May Not Be A Retiree’s Best Option
It is time to evaluate your bonds’ performance and consider whether an alternative may suit you better. Long ago, it was recommended that investors who are nearing or already in retirement change the majority of their financial funds from equities to bonds.
The Strong Dollar is a Blessing and a Curse
A strong dollar may be both a benefit and a burden, and it appears to be the latter at the moment.
I Bonds Can Generate Passive Income
Indeed, I bonds are currently earning higher interest rates than most fixed income investments, and they don’t have the same risk of interest rate fluctuations as other fixed income investments. Your investment will never lose value as long as you keep it invested. I bonds would be an excellent investment as an alternative to some of the bond investments that pre-retirees and retirees currently hold. The I bond could be one of the investment assets you use to generate a regular retirement income.