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Building A Bond Ladder The Easy Way

Some of the clients we work with like the idea of owning individual bonds and building a bond ladder, with some of the bonds maturing every year. This helps them maintain stability in their portfolio by investing in a broadly diversified portfolio of bonds, and generates interest they can use to provide retirement income. It also […]

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Simple Isn’t Always Better (At Least For Bonds)

One of the questions we get asked from time to time is why we don’t just buy one bond index for the bond or fixed-income portion of client portfolios, and call it a day.  Wouldn’t that be easier and cheaper, some clients ask? Yes, it probably would be easier (only one bond investment to buy) and cheaper (an […]

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