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Author: MurrayS Big red star, 1000 posts Old School Fool Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 75383  
Subject: Re: Talk me out of a Financial Advisor Date: 6/5/2013 7:21 PM
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Everything I've read says that the bond market is unfriendly to small traders---typical minimum lot sizes 10+ bonds, and spreads are very wide. For bonds, I think funds or ETFs is the best way for a small investor.

Exactly. By giving an FA only 10% of your portfolio, you're eliminating the option of buying individual bonds.

That's just an example of why giving an FA 10% of your portfolio may not be in your best interest.

-murray
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