In the wake of the GFC, SMSF fund members should be wary of being overexposed to shares. But bonds can play a role in buffering a portfolio for retirement.
Australian institutional super portfolios have bucked global trends with their emphasis on shares, and are missing out on the benefits of portfolio diversification.
Long ignored by Australian investors, bonds are now being seen by SMSFs as the middle ground between term deposits and shares.
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How to compare dividend yields against corporate bonds.
Australia has just joined an exclusive club - one of only four nations whose citizens will live past 80. How should you plan for such a future?