Find out how to buy bonds. This tutorial covers bond features to consider before buying, prices, and the transaction costs involved.

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Bonds issued by our federal government are the topic of this tutorial. They include Treasury bonds, agency bonds, and more.

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Learn more about savings bonds -- those simple investments that have long been a staple among Americans.

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Bonds are not as flashy as stocks, but they are useful, low-risk, and quite reliable. Let's look at some major types of bonds.

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Find out what makes bonds issued by state and local governments different from other types of bonds. Learn why municipal bonds are issued and how they are taxed and insured. You will also find sections defining the two main types of municipal bonds: general obligation and revenue.

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Learn how bond income is taxed. There are rules for savings bonds, municipal bonds, US government bonds, and discount and premium bonds.

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Annuities are a popular way to guarantee a stream of income in retirement. Let’s look at how they work.

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Deposit accounts can be an integral part of your financial planning toolkit, despite offering low returns. Let's find out why.

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A simple and straightforward investment, the CD is always popular among people looking to park their money.

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This tutorial examines mutual funds that invest in short-term government and corporate debts.

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