It's time for advisors to dust off a topic they haven't needed to discuss with clients for quite some time: the impact of rising interest rates on investment strategy.

Nearly all of the 302 advisors surveyed, 93 percent, by Janus Capital Group agreed that was the most important thing that needed to be addressed for 2014. The advisors were quizzed as the new year dawned and the effect the Federal Reserve's winding down of the stimulus program had yet to take hold.

Other topics that advisors identified as key were the high equity markets and the need to rebalance portfolios (84 percent), and methods of generating income (83 percent).

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