Are Bonds Back? A Fresh Look at Fixed Income in 2024

With interest rates poised to possibly start falling, investors might consider shifting to longer-term fixed-income securities to lock in higher yields.

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The fixed-income market has long been a cornerstone for conservative investors seeking stability and predictable returns. However, the landscape of bonds and fixed-income investments has faced significant shifts, particularly in response to monetary policies and economic conditions.

Higher interest rates have introduced challenges for bond investors in recent years, leading to a reevaluation of strategies to mitigate risks while capitalizing on the income-generating potential of bonds. Now, with the possibility of falling interest rates and the Federal Reserve's strategic monetary adjustments, investors need to have a nuanced understanding of how to navigate the complexities of the fixed-income market in 2024.

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Adam Lampe
CEO and Co-Founder, Mint Wealth Management

For more than 18 years, Adam Lampe has helped high net-worth-individuals, affluent families, foundations and institutions work toward their financial goals through holistic financial planning. As the CEO & Co-Founder of Mint Wealth Management, he leads all development efforts within the firm. Alongside his extensive work serving clients, Adam also teaches retirement planning courses through Lone Star College and Prairie View A&M University satellite campuses around Houston.