Muni Bonds

The Basics of Municipal Bonds Investing

Municipal bonds, or munis as they are commonly known, are similar to other bonds in most respects, except that they are issued by city or local governments, or their agencies below the state level and for many years, they have been sound investment.

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Types of Bonds

In the world of investments, bonds are a rather common option and are often seen as a safe way to invest money. Learn about the various types of bonds that exist along with their risks and benefits.

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An Overview of Government Bonds

A government bond is a type of bond that is issued by the national government. All Government bonds carry government currencies. Some countries issue bonds in foreign currencies; these bonds are called sovereign bonds.

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Treasury Bonds: A Safe and Smart Investment

Treasury bonds, also known as T-Bonds, are a form of government backed investment. They were first introduced in the United States during World War I to alleviate the abruptly high public debt and have been a favored form of investment ever since.

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What are Bonds?

Most people have heard of bonds in passing at some point. "Buy war bonds and stamps," or "savings bonds," or "stocks and bonds." But for a lot of people those mentions come and go in passing, and they never stop to ask what a bond is.

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Bonds vs. Preferred Stock

In a comparison of bonds to preferred stock, which one is the better investment? Both offer lower risks (and rewards) than common shares, but both still have their risks. Read on to make a more informed decision.

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Individual Bonds vs. Bond Funds

Two of the most common investment types are bonds and bond mutual funds. However, if you are new to investing, you might wonder what the difference is between individual bonds and bond mutual funds.

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What is a Corporate Bond?

Corporate bonds can earn an investor a lot of money, but the first step is getting informed. This guide can help you understand corporate bonds, municipal bonds, and how bonds are different from stocks.

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