JLC wrote: Therefore, since bonds can lose value/principle, IMHO, there is as much risk as equitiesMark0Young replied: Nonesense! Stock prices are far more volatile than bond pricesYou're both right, depending on your timeframe. In the short term, stock funds are more volatile than bond funds. In the long term, I've read many studies showing diversified stock portfolios (ie stock funds) are actually less volatile than bond portfolios (ie bond funds).The message: Buy stocks for the long term.Nick
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