Discover the Potential Advantages of Fixed Income Investing

If you are looking to diversify your portfolio, or if you seek a predictable income stream, fixed income investments may be right for you. Some features and benefits include:

  • Regular income - If you're looking to supplement your income or help fund retirement, fixed income investment may provide a steady stream of income monthly or quarterly.
  • Diversification - Low volatility and low correlation to stocks can help balance your portfolio, helping to reduce portfolio volatility in uncertain markets.
  • Capital Preservation - Fixed income prices may fluctuate, but you can rely on receiving the full-face amount when your fixed income investment matures.
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Three Reasons to Choose Fixed Income with TD Ameritrade

We help take the guesswork out of investing in bonds and CDs with fixed income tools, research, and support, including:

  1. Bond Wizard - Find investments suited to your needs, based on this simple question-and- answer tool.

  2. Top-Notch Resources - S&P Capital IQ articles, handy calculators, third-party research, and much more.

  3. Bond Education Center will help you invest wisely and learn new strategies.

Find Fixed Income Solutions

With so many choices, it can be hard to find investments that suit your needs. But with Bond Wizard and third-party expert research, you'll find investments that may be a good fit with your portfolio.

Find the right fixed income solution with Bond Wizard

Bond Wizard Makes Investing Easier

Answering 5 simple questions will provide a list of bonds suited to your needs and goals. Or, use Bond Wizard's bond ladder tool to implement a laddered strategy for bond investing designed to decrease your overall risk. You can also purchase a ready-made ladder featuring CDs, US Treasuries, or government agencies in a specified maturity range and quantity.

Power Up Your Fixed Income IQ.

You'll have access to helpful S&P Capital IQ articles, powerful comparison calculators, and helpful, third-party information from the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA). Follow the fixed income market's every move with access to the latest commentary and third-party research from Get Bond Brief columns, daily Bond Ticker market updates, rate analysis, and more.

Bonds by the Numbers

Taxable Yield Calculator

Use the Taxable Equivalent Yield Calculator to compare the yields of fully taxable investments with the yields of tax-exempt municipal bonds.

Bond Calculator

The Bond Calculator helps determine yields and costs associated with investing in a fixed income security.

Bond Wizard’s Bond Ladder Tool

Use Bond Wizard's bond ladder tool to add a laddered bond component to your portfolio that can help minimize your overall risk.

TD Ameritrade Offers Choice, FDIC Protection, and Specialized Help with CDs

With a TD Ameritrade account, you have access to a wide variety of CD issuers, so you can find the one that fits your investing goals. Plus, your CD investments are insured up to the FDIC limit for each depositor at each issuing institution. So, if you own two CDs from two different banks, you're covered up to $500,000.1 If you need help, our CD Specialists are just a click or call away.

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