Buying and Selling Bonds
Once you decide to become a bond investor, you will face a series of decisions on what bonds to buy, how best to buy them, how long you want to hold them in your portfolio and when you might think about selling bonds.
This section can help inform your buy, hold and sell decisions by explaining:
- How to invest in bonds
- How to choose and use an investment professional to help you invest
- Why you might want to swap your bonds and how to do it
- Considerations unique to municipal bonds
Making the best decisions for your unique circumstances requires an understanding of the way bonds can be used to achieve a variety of your financial goals as well as a sense of how bonds are priced, the dynamics that drive the market and the various risks involved.
The “Investor’s Checklist ” gives you a one-stop, interactive step-by-step guide to collecting the information you need to test and confirm your decisions before you invest or sell.
Check back here often for the latest information and perspectives that will help equip you to be a bond investor.