Interest rates are at record low levels.
The bond market in an almost 40-year year bull market.
It’s very possible you have heard some version of the following statement:
“If (or when) interest rates rise, bonds will lose money.”
If you’re a listener of this retirement podcast, you might know that it’s not entirely incorrect.
Bonds and interest rates do have an inverse relationship.
But it’s complex.
Learn what really happens to a long-term bond portfolio if we enter a rising interest rate environment.
The answer may surprise you!
How to Listen to Today’s Episode:
- Federal Funds Rate – Historical Annual Yield Data
- Bond Index Returns From 1980 to 2018
- Cullen Roche:
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