Laddered bond portfolio helps investors reach new heights

November 1, 2003
John J. Grande, CFP; Traudy F. Grande, CFP; and John S. Grande, CFP

Q. With the current volatility of the stock market, I am tempted to buy bonds. However, I am not sureif I should keep my fundsin a money marketaccount or attempt toreceive higher interestby purchasing long-term corporate or government bonds. Do you have any recommendations?