Archive for December 18, 2006

Safe Investments - How Safe Is Your Money

After working hard to build a nest egg for retirement, you want to know that your investments provide a good return but remain safe. Although well managed stocks, mutual funds, and corporate bonds can provide superior returns, risk goes hand in hand with reward. Your principal and earnings are not guaranteed and can be dramatically affected by a down turn. As people near retirement, it makes sense to move investments into fixed income products such as Treasuries, Government Agency Bonds, or Certificates of Deposits.