Patton’s Fund Picks, Pt. 4: TIPS and Mortgage-Backed Funds
In this fourth post on my favorite mutual funds, we take a look at inflation-protected securities and mortgage-backed securities funds.
Top 20 TIPS Funds in 401(k) Plans: BrightScope
Research firm BrightScope announced this week the Top 20 Treasury Inflation Protected Securities (TIPS) funds by total distribution.
With drivers grumbling about gasoline costs and the consumer price index (CPI) climbing, this could be an intriguing time to consider inflation-protected funds. These funds...
Vanguard Bond Fund Joins Admiral Ranks
Vanguard Group on June 10, 2005, introduced a low-cost version of the $9-billion Vanguard Inflation Protected Securities (VIPSX), and a new fund that invests in...
Looking For Hot Bond TIPS?
April 29, 2004 -- Inflation seems to be gathering steam. So what better time could there be for buying bonds that provide a hedge against...