2million's Personal Finance Blog

My Journey to Financial Freedom

August 21, 2006

Cashing in Some Old Savings Bonds

Since I recently hit 30 and I have had this nagging thought in my head that I should dig into my files to find my small collection of U.S. Savings Bonds. I mainly accumulated these bonds from gifts over the...
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October 20, 2006

Redeemed Savings Bonds

I finally got around to going to my local bank and cashing in some savings bonds. I ended up redeeming the following: Denom. Issue Date Maturity Interest Rate Current Value $100 Oct-83 Oct-13 3.47% $ 182.56 $100 Apr-83 Apr-13 3.54%...
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December 1, 2006

Why Do I Own No Bonds In My Portfolio?

Someone recently asked me why I don't own any bonds in my portfolio. It’s a great question, here is my current justification: I am not convinced bond funds are a great investment. After all, the reason to invest in bonds...
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