• September 20, 2022
  • by Angela

Bonds vs CDs - Fixed Income Investing

When it comes to investing in Bonds or CDs there are a few things to consider. Both are fixed income investment vehicles with relatively low risk but there are important differences.

Financial Literacy, Net Worth

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Bonds vs CDs - Fixed Income Investing
  • September 20, 2022
  • by Angela

Bonds vs CDs - Fixed Income Investing

When it comes to investing in Bonds or CDs there are a few things to consider. Both are fixed income investment vehicles with relatively low risk but there are important differences.

Financial Literacy, Net Worth

Read More...

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Stocks vs Bonds: Similarities & Risks

Stocks vs Bonds: Similarities & Risks

I believe many don’t know the difference between stocks and bonds. What are stocks? What are bonds? What are the risks when investing in them? You will get answers to these and some other questions …

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What Are Life Path / Target Date Funds?

What Are Life Path / Target Date Funds?

As you get closer to the target date, the holdings in the fund shift from risky volatile high return assets (like stocks) into low risk, stable, low return assets (like bonds).

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Index Investing vs Dividend Investing

Index Investing vs Dividend Investing

In this post we’ll consider two types of investing strategies. Dividend investing and index investing. While they are both part of a long term investment strategy there are some important differences.

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401(k) vs. Roth 401(k): Which One Is Better?

401(k) vs. Roth 401(k): Which One Is Better?

In this article, I will talk about two retirement plans - 401(k) and 401(k) Rorth. At first glance they seem to be the same because they have 401(k) in their name, but in fact, there …

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6 Ways to Improve for Investing IQ

6 Ways to Improve for Investing IQ

Do you know anything about investing? Do you know how stock and bonds are used for retirement planning? Do you know how to avoid excessive fees? Below I’ll outline some essential concepts to increase your …

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Is Investing in Index Funds a Good Idea?

Is Investing in Index Funds a Good Idea?

While index funds are typically considered an ideal avenue for IRA / 401(k) portfolios, even investing guru Warren Buffet has stated that index funds are the best way for ordinary investors to grow their wealth.

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Why Cash Is Not as Safe as You Think

Why Cash Is Not as Safe as You Think

Cash has a strange dark side. It silently loses value year by year. While most people think cash is super safe, holding it long term is much riskier than people realize.

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Robo Advisors - The Future or a Flop?

Robo Advisors - The Future or a Flop?

Robo-advisors are a new technology powered way to handle wealth management. They often consolidate all of your investment management, tax harvesting, and retirement planning requirements in the most efficient way possible.

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How Will Bonds Do if Interest Rates Rise?

How Will Bonds Do if Interest Rates Rise?

With interest rates currently low you may be wondering how your bond fund will do if rates rise. In this post we explore a few scenarios of how it might play out.

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Stock Market Returns by Decade

Stock Market Returns by Decade

Graphs of stock and bond returns by decade from 1930 - present, based on three different asset allocations (100% stocks, 50/50 each, and 100% bonds). The returns are often widely different from the average.

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EE Bonds and I Bonds – Worth a Look

EE Bonds and I Bonds – Worth a Look

The United States Treasury offers two lesser known types of bonds which are sold directly to consumers. They offer distinct advantages over CDs, bond funds, and premium savings accounts which we will discuss below.

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ETFs for Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies

ETFs for Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies

There are several ETFs available for investing in crypto currencies. See the list below and a discussion of the pros and cons of investing in cryptocurrency this way.

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