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The yield curve inverted on Tuesday between short-term Treasury bonds and the five-year. It wasn't the "big" inversion — that is when the 10-year yield drops below the two-year. But the situation is alarming. In a word: recession.
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For most of the last 10 years, fixed-income investors have not had to worry about liquidity. But as volatility has surged, first in stocks and now in credit markets, liquidity is starting to dry up across segments of the corporate bond markets.
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Individuals who are collecting Social Security benefits will see a 2.8 percent cost-of-living adjustment in 2019, the biggest boost since 2012.
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Dreaming of a penthouse retirement? You can do it on a Social Security income by retiring abroad.
Investors hoping to ramp up on tax-free retirement income just might rejoice after recent market tumult. That's because falling values in your traditional IRA might make a Roth conversion more attractive.
There are straightforward ways for retirement investors in need of income to play rising interest rates without being wiped out by falling bond values.