Tagged with Rising Interest Rates

“SAFE MONEY” IN TODAY’S ENVIRONMENT

“SAFE MONEY” IN TODAY’S ENVIRONMENT

We live in interesting times.  Interest rates are at historical lows while stocks are at historical highs.  Most experts in the financial industry would agree that stock valuations are stretched and there is currently quite a bit of risk in the stock market.  Most financial planners would tell you that you need safe assets in … Continue reading

INSULATING PORTFOLIOS AGAINST A RISE IN RATES

INSULATING PORTFOLIOS AGAINST A RISE IN RATES

Presented by Bruce Horowitz The strong equity market rally in early 2013 has fueled some concerns about inflation and rising interest rates, and investors now may be wondering how they can protect the fixed income portion of their portfolio against this inevitable rise in rates. It’s important to remember, however, that not all fixed income instruments … Continue reading