Bonds are good investments for anyone interested in a solid form of long-term growth, but how much do you really know about it?There are many different types of bonds, and because of this, it can be tricky to understand. A bond is a debt investment in which an investor loans money to an entity (corporate or governmental) that borrows the funds for a defined period of time at a fixed interest rate. Bonds are used by companies, municipalities, states and U.S. and foreign governments to finance a variety of projects and activities.


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Read about the basics when it comes to a bond investment, and then make an informed decision on whether or not this is a viable investment for your financial future.

Just like any investment that involves money, there are risks and rewards involved, and every investor should analyze his or her options to determine how to maximize earning potential. Read the 5 things about bond investing you need to know.

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