Question: I’d like to avoid bonds because of their current low yields and interest-rate risk. What are some good, inflation-hedging alternatives to consider?
Question: I’ve got most of my money in a tax-free municipal bond fund, but there seems to be a lot of fear in the muni market. Are Treasury inflation-protected securities (TIPS) a good alternative and if so, how do I buy them?
– Chris Mooney, Watertown, Mass.
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