Bonds, Interest Rates, and the Impact of Inflation

There are two fundamental ways that you can profit from owning bonds: from the interest that bonds pay, or from any increase in the bond’s price. Many people who invest in bonds because they want a steady stream of income … Continue reading

Borrowing only works if you can afford it. Here’s how to borrow smart.

Borrowing money makes sense only when you can afford it. Getting a large sum of money is often necessary to purchase a car, fund a college education, purchase a home or expand a business. But your credit history, cash management … Continue reading