Income & Diversification with Bonds

Bonds and bond strategies are an important part of any portfolio and provide an array of valuable benefits:

Portfolio Diversification Bonds can be used to help diversify a portfolio of stocks5.

Capital Preservation Your principal may face less volatility than with other investments.

Income Generation Most bonds pay interest at regular, predictable intervals.

Short- and Long- Term Investing Bond maturities range from one month to 30 years.

How to Diversify with Bonds

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