If you’re still not convinced that too many people are buying bonds, consider this: “More money flowed into domestic bond mutual funds in 2009 alone than in the previous ten years combined,” according to Paul Jacobs, a fee only planner at Palisades Hudson Financial Group’s Atlanta office.

It’s worth reminding clients that holding a bond to maturity guarantees a return, which is not the case with tulips or tech stocks. Bond funds, on the other hand, don’t mature.

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