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About Municipal Bonds


Municipal bonds (also known as “munis”) are attractive to many investors because the interest income is exempt from federal income tax, and in many cases, state and local taxes as well. In addition, munis often represent investments in state and local government projects that have an impact on our daily lives, including schools, highways, hospitals, housing, sewer systems and other important public projects.

This section covers the ins and outs of municipal bond investing, such as:

  • Different types of municipal bonds and bond funds
  • How to evaluate the tax advantages of municipal bonds
  • Buying, selling, and understanding how much you pay

Check back here often to keep up-to-date on the latest muni market developments.