In case you haven’t noticed, interest rates on government bonds and FDIC products are hovering around all time historical lows.
There are many headwinds that the U.S. economy faces that lead me to believe these poor rates will be with us for quite some time.
The “good old days” when you could purchase a Certificate of Deposit and earn 6% are long gone. This is especially difficult for retirees who are counting on those income producing assets.
So where do you find yield? Simply put, things have changed and clients need to consider alternative ways to generate income: real estate, senior secured notes, investment grade bonds, and energy infrastructure — just to name a few. While these assets may be new to some investors, the market conditions are filled with opportunity if you know where to look.
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