Is It Time for Retirees to Break Up With Bonds?

Like Picasso, bonds seem to have entered a blue period. It’s time to take stock of how your bonds are doing and whether an alternative may serve you better.

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Investors who are nearing or already in retirement have long been urged to shift the bulk of their investment savings from equities to bonds.

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Adam J. Bruno, Certified Financial Fiduciary®
Founder and President of Evolution Retirement Services

Adam Bruno is the founder and president of Evolution Retirement Services in Fort Myers, Florida. A former teacher, his goal is to provide a one-stop shop where individuals can receive education and holistic guidance in all aspects of financial planning. Adam is a regular contributor to Fox 4 News in Fort Myers, host of the Retirement Evolved podcast, and author of They Lied: The Real Cost of Your Retirement. Adam is married and has four children.