3 Ways To Incorporate Bonds Into Your Retirement Strategy
Bonds can be incorporated directly into a retirement strategy in three broad ways:
An assets-only approach to build a total returns investment portfolio, Matching the duration of bond funds to the duration of the retirement liability, and Holding individual bonds to maturity to generate the desired cash flows to fund expenses on an ongoing basis throughout retirement.
Pfau, Wade D. PhD, "3 Ways To Incorporate Bonds Into Your Retirement Strategy" (2017). Faculty Publications. 698.