Robert M. B­rinker, CFS

Robert M. B­rinker, CFS, editor of Brinker Fixed Income ­Advisor, Littleton, Colorado. The newsletter’s model portfolio for aggressive investors has returned an annualized 4.1% over the past decade vs. 2.9% for the Bloomberg ­Barclays US Aggregate Bond Index.


The Bond-Fund Meltdown

Bonds are supposed to be steady, reliable, even boring investments—but they’ve created plenty of drama this year. The Bloomberg US…


The Outlook for Bonds in 2022… and the Best Bond Funds Now

For the past decade, bonds have dodged a bear market. Has their luck finally run out? The bond market faced…


These Bond ETFs Offer a Safe Haven

Boring, reliable bonds have been the saviors of investment portfolios this year.


The Best (and Worst) Bond Funds for 2018

Here are the best bond funds to maneuver through a tricky 2018...and which to avoid.