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Answered by Michael Hoffman, RFC, CLU, ChFCPRO+ in Grass Valley, CA
Lynn, a triple tax free muni bond is one that avoids, 1-federal tax, 2-state tax and 3-local taxes. To benefit from all 3, you may need to reside in the locality of t...
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Answered by Alex Bentley, Financial AdviserPRO+ in Pacific Palisades, CA
The major downside risks for investing in bonds are credit risk and interest rate risk. This is true of all bonds, not just tax free bonds. Credit risk needs to be e...
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Answered by Tracy Scott Burke, CFP®, ChFC® in Harrisburg, PA
Bonds are rated by several ratings agencies and each have their own method. AAA-rated (sometimes A3) are the best rating followed by AA, A, BBB, BB, B, CCC, CC, C. S...
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Answered by Steve Stanganelli , CFP®, CRPC® in Amesbury, MA
Mutual funds are a tool for investing. And like all tools they're not good or bad but you'll be better served if you use them correctly. First, the basics: A mutual...
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