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Fixed Income

Our fixed income strategy is geared toward the following objectives:

  • Principal preservation
  • Inflation protection
  • Stable, predictable income generation

Our portfolios are, generally, laddered maturities of treasury issues and investment-grade corporate or municipal issues.  Becuase credit quality is extremely important, we are highly selectively in our use of non-investment grade bonds. Portfolio average maturities range from three to eight years in most cases. We are not involved in active trading or swapping techniques or forecasting of short-term changes in interest rates.  Typically, we hold fixed income investments to maturity. 

Our money market strategy is to provide maximum safety and liquidity, while realizing a competitive yield. We utilize high-quality money market mutual funds, and treasury bills.

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