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Bond Investing for Dummies

3.67  ·  Rating Details ·  57 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
Bonds and bond funds are among the safest and most reliable investments you can make to ensure an ample and dependable retirement income -- if you do it right! Bond Investing For Dummies helps you do just that, with clear explanations of everything you need to know to build a diversified bond portfolio that will be there when you need it no matter what happens in the stock ...more
Paperback, 333 pages
Published September 1st 2007 by For Dummies (first published January 1st 2007)
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Vivek Agarwal
Jun 04, 2015 Vivek Agarwal rated it it was amazing
Very good book
Has strategies and information which otherwise would be hard to locate individually

A lot of experiential knowledge which helps
A lot of historical performance statistics which is also useful

Aug 20, 2016 Duc rated it really liked it
Good introduction to bonds, especially for beginning investors. Advanced investors may want to try another book, however.
This is a pretty decent introduction to bonds and the various forms in which one can invest in them. I'd recommend it to anyone who is investing whether nor not bonds play much role in your current investments. It's a good introduction and overview.
May 28, 2013 Robert rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is exactly what it should be: a basic primer on bond investing. I am happy that the author encourages index investing and explains in such plain language the necessity to draw from bond interest, stock dividends, and stock appreciation.
Jun 13, 2014 Jon rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Useful, casual style, not too challenging. But on this stuff I'm a dummy for sure, so, very helpful. Just need a few $100,000
Nov 26, 2008 Anthony is currently reading it
I've only read chapters 1 & 2, but it's great so far.
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