Are Municipal Bonds Taxable?

Answer You will hardly see a display ad for municipal bonds without seeing the word "tax-free" somewhere within the marketing material. It is true that people who invest in municipal bonds will have the b... Read More »

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How do i buy municipal bonds?

Trades In Real TimeIt's wise to get a feel for the market before making a purchase. Since trades in municipal bonds, or "munis," are reported to the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB), do... Read More »

How Are Municipal Bonds Traded?

Municipal bonds are generally not traded on an exchange like stocks, but rather trade on bond desks managed by major financial firms. Prices are often determined electronically, based on a number o... Read More »

Are Municipal Bonds Insured?

Insurance is an important part of the municipal bond industry. State, city and local governments raise money for municipal projects by issuing bonds that are backed by the taxpayers of the municipa... Read More »

Who insures the municipal bonds?

Municipal bonds are insured by financial guaranty institutions, including Municipal Bond Insurance Association, American Municipal Bond Assurance Corporation and Financial Guaranty Insurance Compan... Read More »