Are municipal bonds guaranteed?

Answer Municipal bonds are a financial investment vehicle. Some municipal bonds are insured, and the insurance is generally a guarantee that interest payments on the bond will be paid on time, and accordi... 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 »

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 »

How to Buy Municipal Bonds Directly?

Municipal bonds are issued by city governments, as well as local governing bodies such as school boards and water authorities. Though many investors buy municipal bonds through mutual funds, inves... Read More »

Are municipal bonds tax exempt?

The interest earned on a municipal bond is exempt from federal taxes by the Internal Revenue Service. The tax-free interest on a municipal bond makes the bond an attractive choice for investors.Ref... Read More »