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Forum: FIRE and Money 11-09-2015, 07:11 PM
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We were talking about bond funds.

We were talking about bond funds.
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-09-2015, 05:59 PM
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Posted By audreyh1
It's temporary in terms of total return.

It's temporary in terms of total return.
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-09-2015, 05:04 PM
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I don't have all of my FI in super high quality...

I don't have all of my FI in super high quality bonds, but a good chunk of it is, so that I have at least a piece that goes up when everything else tanks.
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-09-2015, 04:23 PM
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Posted By audreyh1
It does seem crazy that something as safe as a US...

It does seem crazy that something as safe as a US Govt long bond would go down during periods of market turmoil/uncertainty. Even that effect, as serious as it was, was still temporary.

A...
Forum: FIRE and Money 11-09-2015, 04:16 PM
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Posted By audreyh1
No - I don't see a problem with a range of...

No - I don't see a problem with a range of durations, though I tend to stay lighter in long. I keep some cash, some short, most intermediate, and a little long myself.
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