Are municipal bonds safe?

Answer On One Hand: Traditionally Safe InvestmentAccording to Richard Lehman of Forbes Magazine, municipal bonds traditionally have been thought of as one of the safest investments, where money could be p... Read More »

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Are AAA municipal bonds safe?

On One Hand: AAA Ratings Represent The Lowest RiskAccording to Investopedia, a AAA rated bond means the investment has the lowest possible risk of defaulting on repayment of a loan. For investors, ... 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 »

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 »