Category Archives: bonds

Tax exempt short term bond funds | Short duration municipal bond funds

As interest rates inch higher, bond prices will be coming down. Bond values are at less risk when they are of a short or lower duration. If your concern is to park your money for the short term without loss in value, there are lower-duration bonds and bond funds available. Short duration municipal bond funds have […]

Municipal bonds | What are municipal bonds

Municipal bonds are issued by any form of goverment agency that is lower than state level for e.g. cities and counties. The primary attraction of municipal bonds is that the interest generated is generally exempt from federal and state taxes. To compensate for this, the interest paid is generally lower than what you would receive […]