Debt fund risk: Best solutions are the simplest
Investors may consider remaining at the shorter end of the maturity curve
The types of risk in fixed income funds are many: interest rate/volatility risk, credit risk, counterparty risk, concentration risk, liquidity risk, etc. But the two major risks, going by the history of fixed income funds, are market/interest rate and credit risks. There are mitigants for all types of risk, and there are two types of mitigants for these. They may sound simplistic, but are effective.