Bond Investing – The Beginners Guide to Bonds!

Bonds can be great investments in certain situations. Here’s a quick crash-course on bonds and bond investing: What Are Bonds? Bonds are debt securities issued by governments, corporations, federal agencies, and more. Basically, they are borrowing your money for a predetermined interest rate and period of time. The interest payments are made over the life of the bond (typically interest is paid every 6 months), but the principal is paid back at the end of the term. The advantage of bond investing over stocks is…