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Everyone knows bonds can add diversity and stability to your portfolio. Even better? Many can reduce your taxes, too.
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The Fed raised interest rates for the first time in a decade. How will the market — and your portfolio — respond?
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Bonds can be an important part of your investment strategy, but they can also be a drag. Find out if bonds are sapping the life from your portfolio.
So you've been diligently saving and you're ready to move some money into longer term investments. Try this easy-to-follow plan for investment newbs.
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Financial markets shift, and so should your investment goals. Does your portfolio need rebalancing now, soon, or later?
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Dig out those old savings bonds, find out what they're worth, and teach your bonds to do more than reliably collect interest.
Bonds offer investors several advantages, but you should understand their potential risks and basic terms before you jump in.
You don't need thousands of dollars to earn real money investing. All you need is $25 a week and a plan — this plan.
The conventional reason for investing in the stock market--perhaps offered with a bit less confidence now that we're in the midst of a stock market crash--is, "It offers higher ret
After the recent interest rate cuts by the Federal Reserve many of my bank and money market interest rates plummeted. Now the best yield I have is on my Series I Savings Bonds iss
When investing in things that pay an interest rate--things like CDs and bonds--it's tempting to try to get the maximum interest rate, and then to try to lock up that rate for a
Your 401(k) is not an investment. Neither is your IRA. Those are legal compartments for holding investments. Your investments are the mutual funds, stocks, bonds, and so on that you've bought. [more]
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