Fixed Income Investments Blog

Best Bond To Buy Now: JCPenney 5.65% '20
Best Bond To Buy Now: JCPenney 5.65% '20
Sep 28, 2018

NOTE: This is a corporate bond investment recommendation BondSavvy made to subscribers September 10, 2018 at an offer price of 92.65 for JCPenney 5.65% 6/1/20 bonds ("JCP '20 bonds").  We then recommended subscribers purchase additional amounts... Read more

Watch Our Active Investing Corporate Bond Webinar with Fidelity Investments
Watch Our Active Investing Corporate Bond Webinar with Fidelity Investments
Jun 20, 2018

On May 17, BondSavvy founder Steve Shaw sat down with Richard Carter of Fidelity Investments for an exclusive webinar: "The case for a more active approach to bond investing".  Fidelity recently posted a... Read more

Is Albertsons' Acquisition of Rite Aid Good for Bondholders?
Is Albertsons' Acquisition of Rite Aid Good for Bondholders?
Feb 23, 2018

Update Note: On August 8, 2018, Albertsons and Rite Aid announced the termination of their merger agreement.  While the below analysis no longer pertains to a combined Albertsons / Rite Aid company, it shows the level... Read more

Individual Bonds vs. Bond Funds and ETFs - Which Are Better?
Individual Bonds vs. Bond Funds and ETFs - Which Are Better?
Jan 16, 2018

Watch this video before investing another dollar into an overvalued bond fund. Many popular bond funds try to replicate 'the market' and since the market is largely bonds priced at a premium to... Read more

Individual Bond Recommendations
Individual Bond Recommendations
Dec 13, 2017

BondSavvy has just released its new set of corporate bond recommendations.  Individual investors can see them by clicking here.  Financial advisors, family offices, and other corporate bond investors can call our founder Steve Shaw at (201) 748-9862... Read more

VIDEO - Corporate Bonds: Achieve Equity Upside Without the Equity Downside
VIDEO - Corporate Bonds: Achieve Equity Upside Without the Equity Downside
Nov 22, 2017

Many investors believe bonds are where you go to 'not screw things up' and earn 2-4% returns.  It's time for a new approach. ... Read more

Fixed Income After-Tax Returns: How Corporate Bonds Beat Munis
Fixed Income After-Tax Returns: How Corporate Bonds Beat Munis
Nov 4, 2017

Many people invest in municipal bonds because they believe munis drive higher after-tax returns than corporate bonds.  This blog post shows this is not always the case. ... Read more

Corporate Bond Investment Returns Through September 30, 2017
Corporate Bond Investment Returns Through September 30, 2017
Oct 14, 2017

Steve Shaw's investment-grade corporate bonds are up 11.14% through 9/30 compared to 3.15% for the world's largest bond ETF.  Learn how he did it by reading this blog post.Investment-Grade Corporates Up 11.14%The corporate bonds I own... Read more

The Bondcast -- Now Available Online!
The Bondcast -- Now Available Online!
Sep 28, 2017

On September 26, BondSavvy hosted the premier of The Bondcast at the Morristown Hyatt where founder Steve Shaw presented his latest corporate bond investment recommendations.  This presentation is now... Read more

Corporate Bond Investing Myth #1 -- You Get Ripped Off if You Sell
Corporate Bond Investing Myth #1 -- You Get Ripped Off if You Sell
Aug 25, 2017

The scoop: Contrary to what everyone has told you, individual investors can sell corporate bonds at a fair price.  Across different parts of the BondSavvy site, including this page, we have shown how owning a select group of individual... Read more

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