While it’s true that junk bonds still pay more than most, the fact is that bargains on junk bonds are becoming more scarce. With interest rates extremely low, buying junk bonds because of the extra income that you will get from their high yield can be tempting, but before you do, it’s best to know […]
Basics On Corporate Bonds and High Yield Bonds
In today’s blog would like to briefly look at Corporate Bonds and High Yield Bonds, what they are and the basics of investing with them. For anyone interested in investing in corporate bonds, this should be some good information to get you started. Enjoy. What are Corporate Bonds exactly? Corporate bonds, which are also […]
What are the Benefits of Investing in Bonds?
Today in the United States investors have a variety of choices in the bond market, including US government bonds, asset-backed securities bonds, high-grade corporate bonds, municipal bonds and also high-yield bonds. But what are the benefits of investing in bonds? In today’s blog we’ll take a look at exactly that. Enjoy. First, an investor can […]
Bond Basics: How Bonds Work
Whenever you drive down one of America’s highways, or see a factory expanding in the city where you live, you’re seeing bonds in action. The fact is, bonds are used by both the federal government as well as local and state governments, and private enterprise, to generate the funds they need for expansion, development and […]
Should You Invest in Bonds Near Retirement?
Even though many consumers are putting off retirement further and further these days, the fact is that you should still be planning for the inevitable day that you can’t work any longer, whether by choice or not. One thing to keep in mind, as retirement gets closer, is that the “investment horizon” you have gets […]
9 Things you Need to Know about Investing in Bonds
If you’ve ever wondered what bonds actually are, how they work, and whether or not they’re a good investment choice for you, today’s blog will give you the Top 9 things you need to know so that you can make an educated choice. Enjoy. #1) Bonds are issued by large companies and oftentimes the government […]