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Income Alternatives for Individual Investors

By Jack Snyder Jr.

While financial professionals who look to traditional bonds as a steady source of current income for their clients have been forced to contend with meager yields for some time, the inflation pressures that emerged in the aftermath of the Covid-19 recession represent a new complication— and a novel one for many, given four decades of a relative moderation.

Despite persistently lower yields relative to historical averages and elevated risks that characterize core fixed-income assets and unsecured below-investment-grade debt, we believe there are alternative solutions to be had.

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