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Where to put money in a rising interest rate market?
Old 03-19-2017, 06:10 PM   #1
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Where to put money in a rising interest rate market?

I normally put my new Roth contributions into Wellesley(VWINX). I'm wondering if I should go with Total Stock Index(VTSAX) instead because of the rising interest rates we will likely continue to see. Opinions?

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Why is rising interest rates your main concern? Maybe the bigger issue will be a massive market correction in which case the bond part of Wellesley will help buffer the hit a bit.

Bottom line is no one really knows what will happen so just pick a direction you are comfortable with and accept that it might work out to be the better choice....or it may not.

If this were you main investment, I would personally would stick with Wellesley for the diversification of having some bonds in it. Just one opinion worth every penny you paid to hear it!
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