Bonds Investing

Bonds are popular with conservative investors for their low risk and they provide a regular source of investment income. But there are also high return high risk bonds and even bond strategies suitable for the more aggressive investors.

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Investing in Bonds

Investing in bonds is a popular alternative to investing in the stock market for many new investors. A bond portfolio can still underperform.

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Treasury Bonds

The U.S. Federal Treasury issues bonds with various maturities ranging from four weeks up to 30 years and come with the full faith and credit of the U.S. government.

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Municipal Bonds

An alternative to treasury bonds are municipal bonds which are exempt from federal taxes. These bonds are popular with investors seeking to reduce their tax burden.

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Corporate Bonds

Corporate bonds generally pay the highest interest rates and are usually available in $1,000 or $5,000 denominations with maturities up to 30 years.

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