There is a lot of noise in the media about bonds currently. Many are wondering if they should stay in bonds, how safe bonds actually are, and what voices they should listen to for advice. Every situation is different, so you should always speak to an advisor.
We’re living in a unique period of time where uncertainty seems to be the driving force across many sectors. The health crisis has forced us all to make changes to our daily lives and our finances, and that has a lot of people thinking about ways to generate predictable income. Let’s explore this idea by looking at ways this is done but identifying reasons why this might not always benefit you.
We’re all doing our best to take the social distancing guidelines to heart by changing the way we’re living right now, but let’s take a break from the seriousness of it all with a lighter discussion on separation. What would that look like if social distancing was applied to your financial planning?
A lot of people like to think they’re making decisions based on logic and facts, but the truth is emotions typically play a role in our decision-making process. As you can imagine, we have many strong feelings when it comes to our money and that can become a problem for your retirement plan.