How to Balance Investment Risk and Reward in Retirement
By: Jeff Stimpson - October 16, 2017
Common sense holds that you should reduce riskier assets, like stocks, in your portfolio as you near retirement, perhaps replacing them with lower-returning, but safer bonds. Yet fixed income may not be your best friend when investing in your 50s. That’s because you’ll have less time than when you were younger to build a nest egg with the higher returns usually associated with stocks.