Don't Let Your Portfolio Get Caught Speeding [Fool.com: Commentary] September 28, 2005:
"we tend to focus most of our time and energy on stocks, believing that equities are the best way to stay ahead of the erosive effects of inflation and build wealth over time. The staid fixed-income sector, on the other hand, is seldom mentioned with any enthusiasm. It's not that we don't appreciate what bonds have to offer. We discuss their merits from time to time and have even devoted a section of our Investing Basics center to a comprehensive profile of their ins and outs. For many, though, bonds are ...deependable, polite, never reckless ... in a word, boring."