Bonds: The Unbeaten Path to Secure Investment Growth (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Aug 15, 2011 - Business & Economics - 560 pages
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Updated edition of the established classic on investing in bonds

In Bonds: The Unbeaten Path to Secure Investment Growth, Second Edition, the fully revised and updated edition of the classic guide to demystifying the bonds market, veteran investor husband and wife team Hildy and Stan Richelson expose the myth of stocks' superior investment returns and propose an all-bond portfolio as a sure-footed strategy that will ensure positive returns. Designed to educate novice and sophisticated investors alike, as well as to serve as a tool for financial advisers, the book explains why and when bonds can be the right choice. Case studies, detailed bond strategies, and a financial planning overview bring home the value of bonds in achieving financial goals.

Presenting a broad spectrum of bond-investment options, and describing how to purchase bonds at the best prices, the book shows how to make real money by investing in bonds. The strategies presented here are designed to help the reader determine how to use bonds to take control of their own financial destiny.

  • New edition includes information on corporate bonds, emerging market bonds, municipal bonds, the new global ratings, and how to protect against municipal defaults
  • Looks at how bond portfolios protected against market volatility in the 2007-2008 crash and how they can do the same in the future
  • Includes information on how the bond market has changed
  • The wealthiest investors and financial advisers use the bond strategies outlined in this book to maximize the return on their portfolios while providing security of principal

With more bond options available than ever before, Bonds continues to be a must-have for anyone looking to understand the investment opportunities available to them.

  

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User Review  - Debbie Collins - Goodreads

Very informative and easy to understand. Good information about bonds and how to buy them Read full review

Review: Bonds: The Unbeaten Path to Secure Investment Growth

User Review  - Larry Jordan - Goodreads

Good book on fundamentals, the bias towards a 100% bond portfolio is a little over the top. Helped me make decisions on using Treasury Direct and the types of direct government bonds to purchase. Read full review

Contents

Foreword
xxiii
Preface
xxvii
Acknowledgments
xxxvii
Introduction
xxxix
Clearing the Cobwebs
1
Bond Basics
49
Bond Categories
103
Options for Purchasing Bonds
301
Bond Investment Strategies and Richelson Investment Rules
383
Useful Web Sites
479
About the Authors
483
Index
485
Copyright

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About the author (2011)

The advice of Hildy Richelson, PhD, and Stan Richelson, JD, LLM, on bond investing is sought across the United States by individuals, financial advisors, and the media. As nationally recognized bond advisors and financial authors of five bond books, they have translated the complex world of bond investing into diagrams and layman's language, enabling motivated investors to take control of their financial lives.

Scarsdale Investment Group, Ltd. restricts its practice to the design and implementation of bond portfolios for high-net-worth individuals. Visit their website at www.allbondportfolios.com and sign up for a free newsletter to receive updates on bond market trends.

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