Investors need to be aware that a strategic-beta approach could take years, if not decades, to produce a premium, says author Rick Ferri.
With its seasoned management team, relatively cautious approach, and rock-bottom expenses, Vanguard High-Yield Corporate will offer a smoother ride than many of its peers.
Given the difficulty of timing interest-rate moves, author Rick Ferri recommends a diversified blend of high-quality bonds, high-yield credits, and a touch of TIPS.
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Some Morningstar.com readers are rethinking their fixed-income exposure, while others are sticking with their plans.
In case a layoff 'comes of of nowhere,' we prep a portfolio for liquidity and long-term growth.
These high-yield bond funds weathered 2008 reasonably well and are still going strong.
Is the extra income still worth it?
Upromise, Nevada drop Vanguard, hire State Street.
Put investments' payouts in the proper context.