Financial Planning News
Wed, 17 Apr 2013
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Morningstar's Miriam Sjoblom discusses how to gauge whether a muni fund is more apt than a taxable- bond fund, yield risks and other key focus points, and some of her muni-fund recommendations.
Although several U.S. municipalities have declared bankruptcy, muni bonds overall remain extraordinarily safe in terms of default risk, says Morningstar's Jeff Westergaard.
Pensions and other post-retirement benefits will continue to be a growing concern for municipal governments and muni investors for years to come, says Morningstar municipal credit analyst Rachel Barkley.
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