DEAR MR. BERKO: We just sold our home and have $110,000 to invest for a few years. We want quick access and low risk. Is there any way we can get 4 percent with little risk? What bond funds would ...
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DEAR MR. BERKO: I’m 57 and have $129,000 in cash in my IRA. My broker suggested that I invest in five different $25,000 pieces of A-rated corporate bonds with 20-year maturities that would yield 4.0 percent. He said he won’t ...Read More »
DEAR MR. BERKO: The Chinese market has collapsed. And, as you have commented, the best time to buy stocks is when there’s blood on the streets. I don’t want to buy individual Chinese stocks and would appreciate your recommendation of ...Read More »
DEAR MR. BERKO: I’m single and retiring at the end of the year from Alcatel-Lucent. The company has offered me a lump payment of $181,000 or a guaranteed monthly income of $1,020 when I retire. What to do? Three stockbrokers ...Read More »
DEAR MR. BERKO: I have $12,000 that I want to invest in several speculative stocks that trade under $12 a share and that could appreciate by 50 percent or more in the coming 12 months. Give me your best shot ...Read More »