Bonds And Fixed Income

  1. What You Need To Know About Preferred Stock

    What You Need To Know About Preferred Stock

    Curious about preferred shares? Here's what you should know about these bond-like ...
  2. Three Things You Need to Know About ETFs

    Three Things You Need to Know About ETFs

    Here’s a true conversation I had with my dental hygienist, meandering through our ...
  3. The Importance Of U.S. Treasury Rates

    The Importance Of U.S. Treasury Rates

    U.S. Treasury bond interest rates affect more than just bondholders! It impacts the ...
  4. Understanding The Bond Behemoth That Is Pimco

    Understanding The Bond Behemoth That Is Pimco

    Pimco has been in the news lately. What does the giant investment manager firm do ...
  5. Bond ETFs: Selling The Rumor, Buying The News

    Bond ETFs: Selling The Rumor, Buying The News

    The appetite for stock risk is softening, yet few people are talking about it.
  6. A CD Is The Best Tool To Teach Your Kid To Save

    A CD Is The Best Tool To Teach Your Kid To Save

    After suffering through a major recession, many people developed a near obsession ...
  1. Trade Market Volatility With These ETFs

    Trade Market Volatility With These ETFs

    Volatility tends to scare buy-and-hold investors, but there are ETFs designed to ...
  2. Feeling Total Return-Totaled? Try This REIT ETF

    Feeling Total Return-Totaled? Try This REIT ETF

    In the current real estate environment many investors are starting to look for income ...
  3. How To Trade Rising Beef Prices

    How To Trade Rising Beef Prices

    After a lull in early August, beef prices are set to rise again. Here's advice on ...
  4. Why There's Far More To Pfizer Than Viagra

    Why There's Far More To Pfizer Than Viagra

    Pfizer, Inc. is one of the world's largest and most profitable pharmaceutical companies, ...
  5. Is It Finally Time For TIPS?

    Is It Finally Time For TIPS?

    Inflation hasn’t been a problem for a while now, but with both key measures of inflation ...
  6. Why Your Portfolio Needs This Undervalued Metal

    Why Your Portfolio Needs This Undervalued Metal

    After spending much of last year in the dumps, aluminum is making a comeback. Rising ...
  1. Investing For Safety and Income Tutorial

    Investing For Safety and Income Tutorial

    Read on for some investment strategies that will allow you to protect your money, ...
  2. Certificates Of Deposit

    Certificates Of Deposit

    Safety is a hallmark of the traditional certificate of deposit (CD) sold by a bank ...
  3. Analyzing The Best Retirement Plans And Investment ...

    Analyzing The Best Retirement Plans And Investment ...

    Understanding the various retirement investments - from annuities to 401(k)s and ...
  4. Guide To ETF Providers

    Guide To ETF Providers

    The exact number of ETFs on the market at any one time ebbs and flows, these twelve ...
  1. I lost my share certificate. Do I still own the stock?

    Regardless of whether a shareholder loses his or her stock certificate, that person still owns the shares. However, in order ...
  2. What's the difference between an individual retirement account (IRA) and a certificate ...

    Both individual retirement accounts (IRA) and certificates of deposit (CD) are useful savings instruments, but they have ...
  3. I want to invest my emergency fund to earn interest. What is a relatively safe and ...

    When considering where to put your emergency money, a key consideration is making sure you'll be able to access the money ...
  4. What is a triple tax-free municipal bond?

    At its core, a triple tax-free municipal bond is just like any corporate bond: it is a debt instrument, a loan given to a ...
  1. 5 Tips For Diversifying Your Portfolio

    5 Tips For Diversifying Your Portfolio

    Follow these 5 easy steps to achieve a fully diversified portfolio you can be proud ...
  2. Top 6 Uses For Bonds

    Top 6 Uses For Bonds

    Individuals and institutions can use bonds in many ways: from the most basic, such ...
  3. 8 Ways To Lose Money On Bonds

    8 Ways To Lose Money On Bonds

    Find out how to lose money on bonds, so you can avoid losses in the future.
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