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Bonds an Investment Class Worth Some Excitement

“One thing I definitely don’t want in my portfolio is bonds,” a prospective client told me a few weeks ago. “Bonds are boring and don’t give good returns.” Her confidence in her money script that bonds had no place in her portfolio was palpable. However, her understanding of the role bonds play in a portfolio […]

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Find Your Comfortable Risk Tolerance

Last week I discussed the importance of understanding how much risk you can comfortably tolerate in your investments. If you are new to investing, or if you aren’t sure how much risk you are taking in your current portfolio, it may be helpful to spend a little time to determine your risk tolerance. A good […]

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Investment Risk Tolerance More Art Than Science

If I asked you how much risk you are taking with the investments in your retirement plan, what would you say? My guess is nine out of ten people couldn’t answer that question in a meaningful way. Answers like “A lot,” “Just right,” or “not much,” may as well be “I have no clue.” We […]

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