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

The Vanguard Bond Fund Road to Nowhere
The Vanguard Bond Fund Road to Nowhere
Mar 24, 2019

By Steve Shaw, Founder & President, BondSavvy How could a bond fund this bad get to be so big? Vanguard Total Bond... 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

Steve Shaw Presents to SEC on Corporate Bond Investing for Retail Investors
Steve Shaw Presents to SEC on Corporate Bond Investing for Retail Investors
Jul 16, 2018

You can now view the webcast of BondSavvy founder Steve Shaw's July 16 presentation to the SEC's Fixed Income Market Structure Advisory Committee (FIMSAC) by clicking https://youtu.be/158D7mTo4s4 .  During the presentation, Steve refers... Read more

BondSavvy Submits SEC Comment Letter on US Corporate Bond Market
BondSavvy Submits SEC Comment Letter on US Corporate Bond Market
Jul 14, 2018

     On July 16, 2018, BondSavvy founder Steve Shaw will participate in a panel discussion of the US Securities and Exchange Commission's Fixed Income Market Structure Advisory Committee (the "SEC FIMSAC").  The... 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

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

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