Chapter 8. Getting Chunks of the Bond Market: Fixed-Income ETFs

 

ETFs are effective in targeting the market that you want to invest in because they cover such a broad range and a narrow scope. You can ... pick something single, like gold; you can pick a country; you can pick broad or narrow areas of investing in a very efficient and cost-effective way.

 
 --Peter Tolk, ETF Trends reader

You might be familiar with savings bonds, those checks you’d get every year on your birthday and possibly even at Christmas. Grandparents loved them. Tom’s grandparents would consistently tell him, “You can have this [the bond] when you’re 18, and it’s worth what it says on the front!” And he’d think, “Gee, thanks.” When you’re 7 years old, 18 is just about the last ...

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