Get trusted bonds advice, news and features. Find bonds tips and insights to further your knowledge on kiplinger.com.
These Pricey Short-term, High-yield Bond Funds Are Worth It
Boutique, research-driven bond portfolios from David Sherman battle inflation, the Fed and more.
Where to Find the Best Bond Market Deals
The bond market is starting to look interesting after a rough start to the year. Here's how to find the best opportunities based on your own investing goals.
By Charles Lewis Sizemore, CFA Published
3 Ways to Earn 8% to 11% from Master Limited Partnerships
investing Pipeline companies pump profits from moving America's rising oil production.
By Tom Petruno Last updatedinvesting
Where to Put Safe Money Today
There are not many areas of the market that haven't lost ground this year, but investors could find respite in beaten-down bonds.
By Charles Lewis Sizemore, CFA Last updated
Are You Investing Like It’s the 1950s?
Investor Psychology Make sure your portfolio’s design is truly “modern,” because the stock market is a completely different world than it was in the ’50s, when the theory of diversification (which many advisers still follow) was developed.
By Megan Clark, Investment Adviser Representative Last updatedInvestor Psychology
Retiring in a Slowing Economy? 3 Steps Can Help You Prepare
A weak stock market can create uncertainty when retiring, but a good financial plan can help you find a comfortable path.
By Erin Hadary, CFP®, MBA, CAP®, CeFT® Published
Is It Time for Retirees to Break Up With Bonds?
Like Picasso, bonds seem to have entered a blue period. It’s time to take stock of how your bonds are doing and whether an alternative may serve you better.
By Adam J. Bruno, Certified Financial Fiduciary® Published
Bond Funds Turbocharge Payouts
Monthly payouts from bond funds are soaring, with more raises likely to come.
By Jeffrey R. Kosnett Published
Bonds Are Having a Rough Year. Here Are 3 Actions That Can Help
bonds Rising interest rates have hurt bond prices. But these three steps can benefit investors worried about their portfolios and their retirement income.
By Matt Schaller, CFA®, CFP® Publishedbonds
Is the Stock Market Closed on Memorial Day 2022?
Markets The stock market gets a full day off for Memorial Day. The bond market gets Monday off too, not to mention an early close ahead of the holiday weekend.
By Kyle Woodley PublishedMarkets