The Basics

Why do we invest in bonds?

We invest in bonds as part of our overall goal or strategy to achieve some modicum of diversification within our investment portfolios. And because bonds typically pay out interest semi-annually (twice per year), they may provide a source of cash and income or liquidity that investors may prefer, because the income is relatively predictable and reliable.


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