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Bonds Vs. Bond Funds

This series of articles will tackle the basics of bond investing.

Editor's note: This article is part of our "How and Why to Invest in Bonds" series. Click here to read other articles.

Some brokerage firms like to tell clients they should buy bonds instead of bond funds, but for many investors, that is rarely a good idea. There are several possible advantages to investing in a mutual fund's portfolio of bonds rather than buying bonds directly.

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