The Baby Boomer Bond Dilemma

The Baby Boomer Bond Dilemma

The American College of Financial Services
The New York Times
October 8, 2020

Are bonds a reliable asset vehicle? With the COVID-19 pandemic’s effect on the economy and record-low interest rates, bond yields are suffering, and Baby Boomers may not be able to depend on them like they once did, putting retirement plans in jeopardy.

Adjunct professor of wealth management David Blanchett and RICP® program director Wade Pfau have both looked at the impacts of low bond yields on those at or nearing retirement. Read more about the facts and figures, as well as what can be done to preserve retirement income, in The New York Times.

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