How to Invest in Bonds

When it comes to using asset allocation as an investing strategy, many people like to include bonds in their plans. Bonds are often looked on as relatively safe. Even though there are risks involved with investing in bonds, many people see them as a way to limit some...

What You Need to Know about Series EE Bonds

These days, many people are looking for safe ways to earn a return on their money. One of the ways to do this is through the purchase of Series EE bonds. You can earn a set rate of return, and you can be reasonably sure that your money is kept safe. What are Series EE...

Investing in Municipal Bonds

One of the hot topics of discussion lately is that of municipal bonds (also called munis). Recently, superstar investor Warren Buffett warned that they could be facing trouble in five to 10 years if the federal government doesn’t step in to help. On the other...

Is Investing in Bonds Really Safe?

With the recent volatility in the stock market, it is no surprise that some have been looking for investments that offer safer returns. Bonds appear to be one of these ‘safe’ investments that offer nice returns with not much risk. Considering the fact that...

TIPS to Fight Inflation

Ever since the Federal Reserve lowered their key interest rate to 0%-.25%, there has been talk of rampant inflation becoming an issue.  Many economists even consider the possibility of hyper-inflation, a period of rapidly rising prices along with a declining value in...

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