About Craig Laffman

Craig Laffman is Director of Fixed Income Trading and Syndicate for TD Ameritrade, where he has worked since 2003. Before joining TD Ameritrade, he held various roles in the financial services industry, including positions with Prudential Securities and Exco Capital Markets.

Laffman is a graduate of Virginia Tech’s Pamplin College of Business and holds a BS in finance.

 

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What Is a Corporate Bond? Another Way to Invest in a Company October 18, 2022 10:43 AM   |  

What is a corporate bond? Corporate bonds offer yield and potentially (but not always) less risk. Learn the investing basics of these bonds in this overview.

5 min read  |  Bonds & Fixed Income
Higher Interest Rates: 6 Things to Know for Retirement Planning March 28, 2022 3:32 PM   |  

How might rising interest rates impact long-term investing decisions? Discuss the impact of a rate hike on long-term savings: fixed income, long-term care.

4 min read  |  Bonds & Fixed Income
Fixed Income: Trying to Make Your Money Last in Retirement February 12, 2019 4:00 AM   |  

Lifespans are increasing, potentially making fixed-income investments essential for retirees and near-retirees who need to generate reliable income.

4 min read  |  Portfolio Management
Beginner’s Guide: Understanding the Basics of Fixed Income Investing August 17, 2017 12:00 AM   |  

Fixed income can be a vital part of a young investor’s portfolio, helping provide risk management through diversification.

5 min read  |  Bonds & Fixed Income
Kinahan and Laffman: Brexit Creates Cloud Of Uncertainty June 29, 2016 12:00 AM   |  

Global financial market volatility remains high in the new post-Brexit world and investors continue to rotate into more “conservative” positions.

5 min read  |  Economic Trends
Questions Loom for Muni Bonds Amid Rising Rate Outlook January 5, 2015 4:00 AM   |  

With benchmark U.S. interest rates poised to climb, fixed-income investors should consider the implications for muni bonds.

4 min read  |  Bonds & Fixed Income

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