Course 108:
Introduction to Government Bonds
In this course
1 Introduction
2 The Basics of Government Securities
3 Treasury Bonds
4 Treasury Notes
5 Collateralized Mortgage Obligations
6 Agency Bonds and Mortgage-Backed Securities
7 U.S. Savings Bonds
8 You Can Invest in Your Government through Government Securities

The United States government issues or backs a number of debt securities referred to as "government bonds." Because they have the backing of the government, government bonds are considered among the most secure investments. However, there is a vast difference among the types of government bonds, and the educated investor picks and chooses from them to select those best suited to his or her investment objectives.

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