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Treasuries Are No “Safe” Place for Investors

The yield on Treasuries has long been considered risk-free because the likelihood that the government would default is perceived to be extremely low. But what if the actual yield is negative? Would that be considered risk-free? Hardly. With 10 year Treasuries yielding around 2%, there’s very little room for our cost of living to go…

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4 Ways Retirees Can Beat The Yield Drought

Barry Glassman spoke with Sharon Epperson on CNBC’s Power Lunch about strategies to overcome the Yield Drought, a phrase he coined for today’s low-yield environment.  In the interview, Barry points out 4 things retirees and investors can do now to potentially improve their investment income.  Click here to see the interview. Our research paper,  “The Yield…

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The Yield Drought 2.0

With Ben Bernanke’s announcement yesterday that the Fed intends to keep rates near zero for the next two years, retirees and those who depend on income from their savings remain in a yield drought wasteland with no apparent end in sight. The Glassman Wealth Services white paper, The Yield Drought – Retirees’ Greatest Challenge reveals…

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Will Higher Interest Rates Save Retirement for Seniors?

Barry Glassman, CFP talks to Mark Miller of Reuters about how rising interest rates could yield a big change in retirement security. Will higher interest rates save retirement for seniors? The recent bond market rout may be bad news for bond investors and anyone planning to refinance a mortgage anytime soon. And it’s certainly not…

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The Yield Drought – Retirees’ Greatest Challenge

The Yield Drought – Retirees’ Greatest Challenge The US government continues to bail out banks, homeowners and the economy at the expense of retirees and conservative investors. As a result, we are suffering from a serious yield drought. Glassman Wealth Services’ Yield Drought report explains the reasons for our current low-yield environment and the strategies…

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