Are municipal bonds a good investment?

Answer On One Hand: The Pros Are ...Municipal bonds are free from federal taxes, and free from state and city taxes if you live in the issuing municipality. For this reason you will find municipal bonds v... Read More »

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Are tax-free bonds a good investment?

On One Hand: Bonds Are Tax-ExemptAs the name implies, an investor does not have to pay tax on a tax-free bond. For investors in the highest tax brackets, this usually equates to a higher net after-... Read More »

Are i series savings bonds a better investment than ee bonds?

On One Hand: High InflationDuring times of inflation, I series bonds provide more inflation protection and a higher return than EE Bonds. EE bonds earn a fixed rate over the course of 20 years, whi... Read More »

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 »

When should you buy municipal bonds?

On One Hand: Support Local explains that investing in municipal bonds allows you to support a local community project (such as road work or a new school). And income fr... Read More »