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Another Bubble?

Another Bubble?

Another bubble? Remember the Y2K non-event? Since then we’ve had the dot com bubble, the housing bubble and the stock market bubble. Now, there’s even talk of a bond bubble (and that’s not the next 007 flick). Stated simply, the “market value” of your bond holdings can drop if interest rates rise. I remember getting [...]

It’s Electric! US Savings Bonds go “e”

It’s Electric! US Savings Bonds go “e”

Ever get a U.S. Savings Bond as a gift? Often, they are given as gifts to help you save and pay for college. Have you wondered what a savings bond is and how it works?   What is a Bond? When a company, or in this case the United States government, needs to borrow money [...]

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