A Closer Look at Zero-Coupon Bonds

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It has been a long time since I searched the inventory of available zero-coupon bonds. But given the dearth of investment articles on zero-coupon bond opportunities, I thought I’d write a bit about what I discovered when recently searching for … [Read more...]

Muni Bonds: A Case Study of Detroit’s Fiasco

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My biggest concern with folks who buy muni bonds is that they don’t do the proper due diligence on a given municipality. It’s very easy to just assume that if a municipality or a city is big enough, there’s simply no chance of default. Given that … [Read more...]

Risks of Rising Interest Rates for Long Term Bond Holders

Treasury Inflation Protected Securities

The general consensus is that interest rates in the United States are expected to move upwards over the next year or two. This possibility raises a concern for those individuals that have invested in longer-term bonds in the hopes of gaining a higher … [Read more...]