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14 High-Return Investments for When Interest Rates Are Low

Money Talks News Logo By Kathleen Coxwell of Money Talks News | Slide 1 of 33: This story originally appeared on NewRetirement. When you are retired or near retirement, it is generally a good idea to have a percentage of your savings in investment vehicles that are lower in risk. However, it can be difficult to find low-risk, high-return investments — especially now with certificate of deposit (CD) and savings account rates at less than 1 percent. Not too long ago, retirees could earn sufficient interest in low-risk savings vehicles that could keep money protected while allowing adequate growth. But today’s extremely low rates make that nearly impossible. And rates are not expected to rise any time soon. In fact, the Federal Reserve has promised to keep rates low through 2023 to support economic recovery. At any rate, there is more to consider than just returns. It’s not the usual blah, blah, blah. Click here to sign up for our free newsletter. Sponsored: Find the right financial adviser Finding a financial adviser you can trust doesn’t have to be hard. A great place to start is with SmartAsset’s free financial adviser matching tool, which connects you with up to three qualified financial advisers in five minutes. Each adviser is vetted by SmartAsset and is legally required to act in your best interests. If you’re ready to be matched with local advisers who will help you reach your financial goals, get started now.

14 High-Return Investments for When Interest Rates Are Low

This story originally appeared on NewRetirement.

When you are retired or near retirement, it is generally a good idea to have a percentage of your savings in investment vehicles that are lower in risk. However, it can be difficult to find low-risk, high-return investments — especially now with certificate of deposit (CD) and savings account rates at less than 1 percent.

Not too long ago, retirees could earn sufficient interest in low-risk savings vehicles that could keep money protected while allowing adequate growth. But today’s extremely low rates make that nearly impossible. And rates are not expected to rise any time soon. In fact, the Federal Reserve has promised to keep rates low through 2023 to support economic recovery.

At any rate, there is more to consider than just returns.

It’s not the usual blah, blah, blah. Click here to sign up for our free newsletter.

Sponsored: Find the right financial adviser

Finding a financial adviser you can trust doesn’t have to be hard. A great place to start is with SmartAsset’s free financial adviser matching tool, which connects you with up to three qualified financial advisers in five minutes. Each adviser is vetted by SmartAsset and is legally required to act in your best interests.

If you’re ready to be matched with local advisers who will help you reach your financial goals, get started now.

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