Municipal Bonds

To maintain infrastructure is a vital necessity to governments, and can be costly to do.  This need brought about a new way to invest: investing in municipal bonds.  These bonds have less risk than other investments; one can easily check the issuing governments previous success on repaying its obligations, as well as what others who [...]

To maintain infrastructure is a vital necessity to governments, and can be costly to do.  This need brought about a new way to invest: municipal bonds.  These bonds have less risk than other investments; one can easily check the issuing governments previous success on repaying its obligations, as well as what others who have purchased [...]

For risk-averse investors municipal bonds or "munis" offer a harbor in a storm of economic uncertainty and stock market volatility. Muncipal bonds are typically backed by the tax raising ability of local or "muncipal governments". They are usually issued to fund government projects such as road construction, waste water treatment plant construction, school construction and [...]