Low bond yields have called into question the safety of the 4% withdrawal strategy, while other avenues for extra retirement income have their own pros and cons, says Morningstar's David Blanchett.
Western Asset manager Ryan Brist expects a lot of risk in the corporates market in 2013-14, as banks pare risky lending practices and opportunities to enter or exit the bond market shrink.
Morningstar's Eric Jacobson responds to reader concerns about fixed income in the current low-rate environment, touching on duration, whether to sell holdings, the idea of moving into cash, and more.
Investors should account for the effect of higher rates as well as moderate their return expectations, says the Wall Street Journal columnist.
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