Types of Bonds
Bond and Bond Funds
Diversifying Risk by Building a Portfolio
Bond investors can diversify risk by purchasing bonds from different issuers with different maturities. Executing an effective diversification strategy requires a significant minimum investment to start. While there is no absolute requirement, and we have seen that you can get started in bonds for less, a rule of thumb from US investing research says it often takes at least $10,000 or more to build a fully diversified bond portfolio.