A mutual bond fund is a more efficient option of investing in individual bonds than buying individual securities. We will discuss major benefits of bond fund in this article. Some bond funds aim to mimic the broad market, investing in short- and long-term bonds from a variety of issuers, such as the U.S. government, government agencies, corporations and other more specialized securities such as those that come with inflation protection or higher risk and higher yields.
Let’s discuss advantages of Bond fund.
Cash Liquidity and Convenience
The biggest advantage of buying bond funds is cash liquidity. You can sell mutual bond fund at anytime and receive cash into your account. As this is a bond investment type, you can expect very minimum loss or difference if you decide to sell it suddenly. It gives better returns than money market account and still liquid cash that you invest in bond fund unit.
Option for tax free income
Fixed income generation
Lower risk investment strategy