The Motley Fool Discussion Boards

Previous Page

Investing/Strategies / Bonds & Fixed Income Investments

URL:  http://boards.fool.com/concerning-how-much-to-allocate-ive-read-27256205.aspx

Subject:  Re: TIPS: To Protect Yourself Date:  12/9/2008  8:30 AM
Author:  Lokicious Number:  25268 of 35909

Concerning how much to allocate, I've read various recommendations. Kenneth Volpert, manager of Vanguard Inflation Protected Securities (VIPSX) suggests that investors/retirees split Treasury holdings between conventional bonds and TIPS. John Brynjolfsson, who ran the granddaddy of TIPS funds, Pimco Real Return Institutional, a