Fixed Income Investments Blog

Why Bond Ladders Are Broken
Why Bond Ladders Are Broken
Apr 18, 2019

Why are investors in individual bonds typically told to build a bond ladder?  Do they generate higher returns?  Is there less risk in a bond ladder? ... Read more

Best Fixed Income Investments
Best Fixed Income Investments
Mar 15, 2019

Your bond investing shopping cart is empty.  There are thousands of bonds out there; however, how do you know which bonds to add to your investment portfolio?  On March 15, 2019, BondSavvy presented... Read more

Watch Steve Shaw's Bond Investing Webinar on E*TRADE
Watch Steve Shaw's Bond Investing Webinar on E*TRADE
Nov 22, 2018

E*TRADE has posted a recording of BondSavvy founder Steve Shaw's bond investment webinar Active Corporate Bond Investing, which originally aired for E*TRADE customers on November 6, 2018.  Click "Watch Webinar" in the... Read more

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

Understanding Interest Rate Risk and Credit Risk
Understanding Interest Rate Risk and Credit Risk
Sep 18, 2018

This video is one part of BondSavvy's 10-part video "The Crash Course on Corporate Bond Investing" and helps investors weigh interest rate risk and credit risk when investing in individual corporate bonds.  Click here to view the video... Read more

Best Bond Investments
Best Bond Investments
Aug 14, 2018

At noon EDT today, BondSavvy presented four new corporate bond investment recommendations during The Bondcast.  You can now view these latest corporate bond picks by clicking here.  Our prior bond picks have shown how a select... Read more

Top Corporate Bonds
Top Corporate Bonds
May 31, 2018

You can now view the corporate bond investment recommendations we presented May 31 by clicking here. We reviewed these with BondSavvy subscribers during The Bondcast on May 31 and recently posted the webcast recording online. ... Read more

Best Bonds To Invest in
Best Bonds To Invest in
Mar 8, 2018

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... 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