Bond Investing

Here’s How to Invest $5,000

Investors with a low budget can use risk tolerance to inform their investing strategy.

READ THIS: Why You Should Avoid Bond Funds

Our experts recommend you avoid bond funds and invest in these instead. Here we look at both investment-grade and junk bonds and why you should invest.

What I’m Buying Right Now

I’m taking this time at home to reevaluate my portfolio… and one very important investment is missing.

Exxon Mobil’s Dividend Safety

This energy blue chip is a household name – but its competitive payout may be in danger as its dividend safety dwindles.

Municipal Bonds: The Power of Tax-Free Income

Municipal bonds allow investors to earn tax-free income from necessary infrastructure projects.

Exchange-Traded Funds: The Good, the Bad and the Profitable

ETF investing can make profitable trades more accessible – but these funds are untested…

Keep an Eye on Your Effective Duration

Effective durations suggest that lower credit-quality bonds may have an advantage over their highly rated peers.

Reading Between the Lines of Last Week’s Fed Meeting

Reading between the lines of the Fed’s meeting last week can offer investors insight into the bond market’s next move.