Course 108: Introduction to Government Bonds
You Can Invest in Your Government through Government Securities
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

U.S. government securities are considered the safest investments because of their backing by the United States government. Yet they are not without their own risks. For this reason, it is important to know the distinctions among different issues of government bonds.

Investing in government bonds that are not suited to your investment needs and goals can be risky business. You should know the many characteristics of government bonds so you can pick those that are right for your portfolio.

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