Ever notice how nobody ever says “bonds and stocks”? Mint puts the supposedly safe-and-boring part of your portfolio in the spotlight. The bond market is way bigger than the stock market and it’s time to get schooled, Bonds 101 style.
Read 'Advisors say buckle up for likely bond-rate bump' on Yahoo Finance Canada . With a rise in bond interest rates likely, advisors recommend diversifying fixed-income allocations and assuming greater risk to meet income needs.
How You Title U.S. Savings Bonds Can Have Big Tax Consequences
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Write a letter to your child or grandchild each year and include money for grad gift. I like this idea of writing a letter, and even adding money, but I think it'd be better to go longer than a grad gift. Wedding, first home, first child?