Retirement Income: Benefits Of A Bond Ladder

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This article details the pros and cons of building retirement income with a bond ladder. I co-authored this post as part of a retirement income series with Bradley Clark, Certified Financial Planner of Clark Asset Management, LLC.

A Bond Ladder Matches Income To Your Financial Needs.

When planning your retirement, determining how much money you need to live on in each year is a challenging task. One possible solution is called a bond ladder. A bond ladder is a portfolio of bonds that mature each year to match income to your financial needs in that year. Upon maturity, the total value of the bond is cashed out, and the income is used to cover your retirement expenses.

For the full article, please click on the link: How A Bond Ladder Provides Income.


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