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Portfolio Clinic

Reader Portfolio: John Roberts

Reduce your risk and rotate towards income

A married couple have a target income of about 4 per cent, so they should skew their portfolio to more defensive income investments

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      Our reader wants to supplement his retirement income and save for his children, but needs to look beyond equities to achieve his goals

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