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I have no answers.
Yes my REIT preferred stocks will get creamed with inflation and rising interest rates.
I certainly do not want to buy REIT preferred issues giving a yield to call much below 5%.
However, I do want to maintain my income stream, being retired and living off of my investments.

When will interest rates rise again? Beats me, but they could stay low during my remaining life-span.

One needs to balance his asset mix in his portfolio so that one will get by whether or not rates rise.

One would be very ill advised to prepare only for a scenario of rising interest rates. What we may see is rising inflation with interests rates held low which is why hard assets make up a portion of my portfolio.

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