Short-term bond fund

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Short-term bond fund

A bond mutual fund holding short to intermediate-term bonds that have maturities of three to five years.
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Short-Term Bond Fund

A mutual fund that invests predominantly or exclusively in bonds with maturities of less than a few years. The idea behind a short-term bond fund is to provide a return at little risk (compared to other investments) that is nonetheless better than the risk-free rate of return.
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Funds with a time frame of less than five years are best invested in a laddered bond portfolio or short term bond funds, with only a minor equity allocation.