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Diversified sources of income
With interest rates at historic lows, investors should think about diversifying both across asset classes and internationally to achieve higher income.
Broadening the search for yield: Diversify within fixed income
- With yields on U.S. Treasuries and short-term fixed income instruments at historically low levels, investors should seek to diversify their fixed income exposure.
- By incorporating a variety of fixed income sectors in a portfolio, investors may be able to reduce volatility without having to sacrifice income.