A General Overview Corporate Bonds

A discussion of debentures is not complete without discussing corporate bonds. Corporate bonds provide the more conservative investor a worthwhile compromise between the higher risk equity securities and the various conservative government debentures. There are two aspects to corporate bonds that are important for investors. These two aspects are risk and term of maturity. Risk and Return … Continue reading A General Overview Corporate Bonds

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Overview of Government and Municipal Bonds

As mentioned earlier, investments can be a very complicated subject. Earlier we discussed the two basic types of investments – equity and debt. We will now go a bit further into the discussion of one of these types – bonds, or debentures. Municipal Bonds We have mentioned the fact that a municipal bond is a bond specific … Continue reading Overview of Government and Municipal Bonds

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The Benefits of Index Funds

The toughest part of investing in stocks for most people is stock selection. There are thousands of listed companies in the marketplace that you may invest in by doing your own work and research. An easier way to invest in a diversified portfolio of stocks is to invest in index funds. Here is some information on … Continue reading The Benefits of Index Funds

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