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Portfolio Clinic

Reader Portfolio: Anonymous

Getting ready for retirement in the UK

Our reader hopes to retire in five years, so to be able to finance this, our experts suggest he diversifies his portfolio and increases the risk/return profile.

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      Moving out of cash into higher-yielding investments and diversifying his portfolio should help our reader to achieve his desired level of retirement income

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      Our reader can continue with his patient value strategy for the time being but he could consider some government bonds, US equities or small caps

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      Exchange traded funds portfolio makeover

      By Moira O'Neill | 25 July 2014

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