Calming Fears About Rising Interest Rates

Calming Fears About Rising Interest Rates

Ideally, wealth creation would proceed on a path of steady growth.  However, investment risks exist which require patience, conviction, and discipline in order for financial goals to be achieved.  While stock market volatility is expected, bond investing is traditionally considered to be less risky.  Ironically, a major investment challenge we currently are facing is the impact on bond investments in portfolios from rising interest rates in the months and years to come.  As interest rates rise, the prices of high quality corporate bonds, U.S. government bonds, and municipal bonds fall. ...