During the last few decades, bonds have developed a reputation as being one of the safest asset classes to invest in. This is unfortunate because that false sense of security is going to take a large bite out of the retirement accounts and portfolios of many investors.
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Stocks? Bonds? Cash? Where should your money be invested? Over the last few decades it has become commonplace to talk about stocks and bonds from a fixed-allocation perspective. This approach to portfolio management has become ingrained in our society; however, it is a very dangerous way to approach investing.
If there was only one idea that I could convey to you, it would be this: Do not leave the responsibility for your financial livelihood in the hands of others. Not only is it completely inappropriate, but you can do much better than the so called "professionals."