Giant accounting firm Ernst & Young LLP projects more than 60 percent of Americans will outlive their investment portfolios. Some will over spend. But the greatest threat to all is simply poor investment returns: The result of lacking a disciplined income strategy and relying on investments that sacrifice too much potential return for a dubious promise of safety.
I definitely count cash alternatives and the vast majority of bonds in that category. As our table “High Yields With Upside” highlights, we’ve done very well buying undervalued fixed income from our Utility Report Card universe of essential services companies.
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