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Retirees: High-Quality Bonds Still Make Sense

Despite rising interest rates and the threat of inflation, Christine Benz says pre-retirees and retirees should keep a high-quality bond allocation in their tool kits

Christine Benz 24.04.2017

Jeremy Glaser: For Morningstar, I'm Jeremy Glaser. With the Fed raising rates to try to get in front of inflation, lot of retirees are wondering if it really makes sense for them to be holding bonds. I'm here with Christine Benz. She is our director of personal finance, and she is going to make the case that retirees probably still want a bond allocation.

Christine, thanks for joining me.

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Christine Benz  Christine Benz is Morningstar's director of personal finance and author of 30-Minute Money Solutions: A Step-by-Step Guide to Managing Your Finances and the Morningstar Guide to Mutual Funds: 5-Star Strategies for Success. Follow Christine on Twitter: @christine_benz and on Facebook.

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