Series I U.S. government savings bonds
The Ultimate Guide to Series I Bonds and Guaranteed Returns

on June 24, 2022

Here’s everything you need to know about this type of government savings bond — which happens to be a shrewd investment these days.

Money with Stacy Johnson
How to Invest When Both Stocks and Bonds Are Falling

on May 27, 2022

What the heck are you supposed to do when there’s nowhere to run, nowhere to hide? Here are some tips.

U.S. Treasury Department
This Government Bond Now Pays 9.62% — Should You Buy?

on May 2, 2022

The federal government is offering a record-high return on inflation-based bonds. Here’s what you should know before buying.

Happy retired senior couple
10 Retirement Investments That Don’t Involve Stocks, Bonds or Other Financial Products

on January 20, 2022

These are incredibly valuable investments, but they don’t always get talked about as much.

Vanguard Investments
Vanguard ‘All-in-One Bond Solution’ Coming Soon

on September 15, 2021

The actively managed mutual fund has a conservative-to-moderate risk profile.

Inflation
Should I Buy Inflation Bonds?

on February 11, 2019

Looking for protection against inflation? Look no further than Uncle Sam: When inflation goes up, I-bonds pay more.

James Bonds
Should I Invest in Bonds?

on May 21, 2018

When is the best time to invest in bonds or bond funds? Hint: This isn’t it.

Treasury bonds
Saturday School: Learn How Stocks Differ From Bonds

on January 26, 2018

Watch this video to learn about the differences between these two key financial instruments.

Saturday School – Learn How Interest Rate Moves Affect the Value of Your Bonds
Saturday School – Learn How Interest Rate Moves Affect the Value of Your Bonds

on September 8, 2017

Learn why changes in interest rates can make your bonds more — or less — valuable on the open market.

Woman with calculator
Ask Stacy: Why Is My Bond Fund Losing Money?

on December 9, 2016

There’s no investment safer than U.S. Treasury bonds. But here’s something odd: You can lose money by investing in them. If you own a bond or a bond mutual fund, you really need to read this.

Savings Bonds Are Now as Popular as VCRs
Savings Bonds Are Now as Popular as VCRs

on June 18, 2014

Once the go-to gift for birthdays and graduations, savings bonds appear to be facing extinction.

Furniture Buyers Beware: Bonded Leather Isn’t Actually Leather
Furniture Buyers Beware: Bonded Leather Isn’t Actually Leather

on July 1, 2013

Bonded leather furniture may look and even smell like real leather at a fraction of the price — but it may have very little real leather in it.

Ask Stacy: Should I Shun Stocks and Buy Bonds?
Ask Stacy: Should I Shun Stocks and Buy Bonds?

on October 21, 2010

Having no money in these volatile economic times is stressful – but so is having some money and not knowing where to invest it.

Using Savings Bonds as Tax-Free College Savings? 7 Things to Know First
Using Savings Bonds as Tax-Free College Savings? 7 Things to Know First

on March 28, 2010

There are exceptions to nearly every rule. But the rule allowing you to earn tax-free interest on EE savings bonds when used for education seems to have more exceptions than most. Before you buy EE bonds for education, read this first!

Viewer Question: Emergency Savings: Bank Account or Savings Bonds?
Viewer Question: Emergency Savings: Bank Account or Savings Bonds?

on November 18, 2009

In an emergency, should you use the money in your savings account or cash in your savings bonds?

A couple speaking with a financial adviser about investing
What Investors Are Most Worried About, According to Financial Advisers

on June 24, 2022

Money managers say these are their clients’ top concerns.

Man with a money sign
11 Ways Money Really Can Buy Happiness

on June 22, 2022

It’s as much about how you think as what you spend on.

Warren Buffett
4 Top Retirement Planning Tips From Warren Buffett

on June 21, 2022

Warren Buffett’s success at investing is legendary, and his retirement planning advice works for everyone.

Man looking at stock charts and worrying about recession
Corrections, Crashes and Bear Markets: What to Do When Your Investments Go Down

on June 20, 2022

They are ugly but expected parts of investing. Here’s what you need to know.

4 Genius Ways to Protect Your Retirement Savings
4 Genius Ways to Protect Your Retirement Savings

on June 17, 2022

Rates are rising, while both stocks and bonds are falling. Here are some pro tips to protect your nest egg.

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