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Investing Fundamentals - Bonds


This course explains how to choose and invest in bonds. Each type of bond (U.S. Treasuries, U.S. government agency bonds, municipal bonds, and corporate bonds) is explained and the unique advantages and disadvantages are described.

This lesson is part of our Investing Fundamentals online training series which contains over 22 hours of self-paced courseware. Our web-based training provides 6 months of unlimited access.


After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Distinguish between types of bonds (U.S. Treasuries, U.S. government agency bonds, municipal bonds, and corporate bonds)
  • Determine the taxable equivalent yield for U.S. Treasuries and municipal bonds
  • Explain any risk factors associated with different types of bonds
  • Explain reasons for using municipal bonds in an investment portfolio
  • Describe high-grade and high-yield corporate bonds and how they fit into a portfolio
  • Explain the effects of rising interest rates on different types of bonds
  • Research and purchase different bond types


  • Introducing Bonds
  • U.S. Bonds
  • Municipal Bonds
  • Corporate Bonds
  • Researching and Buying Bonds

This course is for anyone who wants to get the most out of using Investing Fundamentals.

Prerequisites: None:

Technical Requirements:

  • Internet connection
  • Browser: Internet Explorer, FireFox, Chrome, Safari, Opera or any standards compliant browser.
  • Authorware and Macromedia Flash player recommended but not required.
  • JavaScript must be enabled.

Retake any or all of our computer training as often as you want. Our online tutorials allow you to learn anywhere, anytime from any computer with internet access. All courses allow for 6 months of unlimited access (1 user), includes a variety of features and all courses qualify for Continuing Education Unit credit.

StaffKit is an e-learning leader in providing computer training tutorials and online education. We have satisfied customers in over 75 countries using our online training courses. We have been a leading provider of self-paced web based training for the past 10 years.

Total Courses: 6
Total Time: 22+ hours
Only $49.95
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Total Courses: 62
Total Time: 212+ hours
Only $99.95
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