Bonds often form the bulk of the portfolios of income investors, particularly retirees who see safety in holding until their bonds mature. But yields as low as they are, there are better income-generators out there in stocks, and among them…
Never let it be said that I’m not willing to travel off the beaten path in the search for solid dividend-paying stocks. I’m especially fond of those paying 6% or more.
Investors should familiarize themselves with the tax implications of making such an investment. Accrued interest, bond premium amortization, and market discount are a good place to start.
Over the past seven years, investors in bonds have seen the phrase “bond risk” thrown around much more often than they would ever have imagined ten years ago. And, over the past year, they have become almost commonplace in…
Holding over 6000 bonds and a possessing a minuscule 10 basis point management fee, the behemoth Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF, ticker BND, is often referred to as a one-stop shop for investment grade fixed-income investors. In this article we’ll…
A look at short term bonds vs. money market funds and which is best for investors in the current environment.
An overview of this solid alternative to bonds.
Don’t make this mistake when investing in bond funds.
2012 has been a very interesting year for the bond market, with many lessons for investors.
A summary of Bill Gross’s recent tweets on “How to Beat the Wealth Tax”.