*Bonds, Inflation, Basics*

Following are some of the most popular posts in these areas.


100 Years of Treasury Bond Interest Rate History
U.S. 10-Year Treasury Note Real (Inflation-Adjusted) Return History
What Will a $10,000 CD/Bond be Worth in 10 Years?
What Will My Bond/CD be Worth in 5 Years?
Where Are Interest Rates Headed?
Interest Rate Forecast for 5-Year Treasury Notes
Yield to Maturity (YTM) & Interest Rate Risk
Analyzing Treasury Bond Interest Rate History Since 1900
The Importance of Bond Duration


The Decreasing Value of the U.S. Dollar since 1900
Inflation Calculator: Convert Dollars From/To Prior Years
What Would $10,000 in 19xx be Equivalent to Today?
What Will $100 be Worth 10-20 Years in The Future?
100 Years of Inflation History
The Observations Inflation Spreadsheet

Basics / Investing - General

Why Investing in the Stock Market for Less Than 5 Years is Risky
Gains Needed to Recover From Stock Market Losses
Start Investing When You're Young: The Magic of Compounding
Just 2%/Year in Expenses Could Reduce Your Retirement Portfolio by 50%!
The Easiest Way to Increase Investment Returns? Reduce Expenses!
Why Mutual Fund Owners Earn Lower Returns Than the Funds They Own (!)
Do You Need a 5-Year Personal Strategic Plan?
About P/E, Normalized Earnings, and Normalized P/E Ratios
About Stock Market Log Graphs
My Favorite Personal Finance Books

See Full Subject Index for an index of all posts in all areas.