In the original 1976 film, Bad News Bears with Tatum O’Neil and Walter Matthau, the Bears lose the final game, but they celebrate anyway because they played well. As the saying goes, how you play is more important than winning, but retirement is one game nobody wants to lose.
Investors who are relying on traditional allocations inside a stock/bond portfolio for their current or future income needs will want to pay attention to the signs of changing market conditions. Well-known money managers in the field are saying that the bear market in bonds has begun and some even predict a historic crash. Learn why this is happening, the bearing it might have on your retirement accounts, and what you can do to protect yourself.