More From Heather Pelant
Don’t Panic when Financial News Headlines Jump Out at You
Don’t panic when financial news headlines jump out at you. If you’re ready to remain invested for the long term, you could see better returns in equities compared to other asset classes.
Why Minimum Volatility Funds Have Outperformed
Minimum volatility funds have outperformed broader markets in the long term. By limiting the downside during the troughs of a volatile market, the minimum volatility index is better able to capitalize on rebounds.
Own Bonds across Credit Quality to Diversify Your Portfolio
Adding bonds across credit classes helps diversify your bond portfolio. The weight of each category depends on your risk appetite and the business cycle.
Higher Volatility: You Need to Rethink Your Portfolio Strategy
Higher volatility calls for you to rethink your strategy. After being calm for most of 2014, both bonds (AGG)(BND) and stocks have experienced volatility this year.