On bond worries, changes at PIMCO, and the intangible virtue of peace of mind.
Readers cite diversification, inflation-hedging advantages as reasons to hold on.
Even with retirement on the horizon, our portfolio maintains a sizable equity weighting.
Its allocations illustrate that even 40-somethings should be mostly in stocks.
We employ actively managed mutual funds and a stock-heavy portfolio mix.
Neither income-centric nor strictly total return, a hybrid distribution approach charts a steady course for our retirement bucket portfolio.
Equity holdings perform well, while inflation hedges lag.
Readers reveal what they keep in their third buckets, including conservatively run funds, dividend-paying stocks, and real estate.
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These fund categories may be due for a rebound.