Bonds Are Having a Rough Year. Here Are 3 Actions That Can Help

Rising interest rates have hurt bond prices. But these three steps can benefit investors worried about their portfolios and their retirement income.

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During the past few weeks, several clients have asked the question, “Why are my bond investments losing money?” They were surprised to see the results of their bond portfolio over the last year.

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Matt Schaller, CFA®, CFP®
Adviser, Moneta

Matt Schaller brings more than a decade of experience in the financial services industry to his role as an adviser with Compardo, Wienstroer, Conrad & Janes (CWCJ) Team at Moneta, a Top 10 Registered Investment Advisory Firm, according to Barron’s. Matt is both a Chartered Financial Analyst® Charterholder and a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ Professional. His extensive background in client service, coupled with his previous experience as an investment research analyst, offers a unique lens for clients' investment decisions.