The muni bond advantage
With low interest rates, higher tax rates, and heightened market volatility, striking the right balance between generating income and preserving principal can be challenging.
Last update: April 2019
Why diversify? Market leadership changes
In dynamic financial markets, the performance of investments can change frequently
Diversifying a portfolio across many assets is a classic strategy to avoid the risk of picking one investment that can fall out of favor.
Data is as of 12/31/18
Diversify with a single fund
With a globally diversified portfolio, Putnam Dynamic Asset Allocation Balanced Fund can benefit from many asset classes while avoiding market extremes.
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Traditional funds can experience the roller coaster of market highs and lows
Markets can go up or down at any time, and traditional strategies have few tools to spare investors from short-term volatility.
Learn about diversifying with absolute return strategies
Data as of 12/31/17