In recent years, low-interest rates and a healthy stock market have turned investors away from investing in fixed income, while they’ve increased their allocations in the equity markets as an alternative to low-yielding assets. Although this approach has paid dividends during times of market strength, this has also left many people, pre-retirees and those currently in retirement, over weighted in the equities market — leaving their retirement income at risk to market volatility. With the likelihood of higher interest rates, what do investors need to do and especially pre-retirees need to look at? Requirements: Looking for experts/academics to give their views on what do investors need to do and especially pre-retirees need to look at with interest rates on the rise?
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