How To Buy Bonds

  • What are Bonds?
  • Should you buy Bonds?
  • What types of Bonds are there?
  • What are Government Bonds?
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Savings Bond Calculator

  • How much is your Bond worth?
  • Will interest rates affect you?
  • Market Value of your Bond
  • Learn the Value of your Bond

Types of Bonds

  • US Government Bonds
  • Agency Bonds
  • Municipal Bonds
  • Corporate Bonds

Bond Yields Explained

  • What is a Bond Yield?
  • What factors affect your Yield?
  • Bonds with the Highest Yields
  • How do you calculate a Yield?

Glossary of Bonds Terms

Bond

A bond is when companies or goverments need to generate funds and when you invest you will receive you lump sump back with interest at the end of your agreement.

Treasury Bond

Bonds issued by the United States Department of the Treasury to finance government spending.

Treasury Note

A Treasury Note are bonds issued by the United States Department of the Treasury and last up to 10 years.

Treasury Security

Treasury securities are the bonds issued to investors by the U.S. government

Municipal Bonds

A Municipal Bond is usually issued by local Governments to finance public projects such as roads, schools, and airports. You will recieve you lump sum and interest back at the end of the term.

Corporate Bonds

A Corporate Bond is issued by businesses to raise funds for expansions or projects. You will recieve you lump sum and interest back at the end of the term.

Premium Bonds

A Bond that has no interest rate but your investments are entered into prize draws to win £25 to £1mil.

Savings Bond

Usually offered by Banks and Building Societies, Saving Bonds will last for a fixed term and earn interest. You are not able to access the money during the fixed term.

Fixed Rate Bonds

A Fixed Bond will start and end with same Interest Rate.