bonds

Why the Bond Markets Imminent Crash May Be Exaggerated Like a 007 Movie

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Apparently the bond market is heading for a big time crash after a nearly 20 year boom. Last month saw a post-2008 (financial crisis) record outflow out of bond funds (mutual and ETF) as prices tumbled. The main driver behind this is the expected rise in interest rates driven by comments from the Federal Reserve, […]

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Three Investments That Profit From Inflation – CDs, TIPS and Commodities

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Everybody has heard the word but few really know what it means. Before we can figure out how to profit from inflation we have to understand how it works. When you inflate a balloon, it gets bigger. For those with an inflated ego, well, we all know what that means. Simply put inflation is a […]

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Rich Advice: What The Top Financial Advisors Are Saying About Investing

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I always enjoy reading Barron’s annual Top 1,000 financial advisors list. While, I am way too middle class to engage the ongoing services of a financial advisor (most of the top advisors service families/people with more than $5 million in net worth), it’s still interesting to note what they are saying about the future and […]

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Financial Knowledge and Literacy – Debt, Bonds, Equity, Commodities, Real Estate and Other Investments

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From, Michael Fischer’s book Saving and Investing: Financial Knowledge and Financial Literacy that Everyone Needs and Deserves to Have!, here is a simple and effective summary of the various investment classes that I reference throughout this blog. DEBT AND BONDS (FIXED INCOME INVESTMENTS) The first way that we as savers can interact with users of […]

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