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Frequently Asked Questions: Will I have to pay tax on my investment income?

July 5, 2013
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The taxation of your investment income depends on several factors, including the type of investment income you have (e.g., tax exempt, ordinary, capital gain, or tax deferred). If you have municipal bonds, the interest they generate is typically exempt from federal taxation and state taxation in the state the bonds are issued. The interest may…

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Pursue Tax-Advantaged Income with Municipal Bonds

March 18, 2010
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When it comes to bond yields, sometimes less is more. While municipal bonds, or “munis,” usually have a stated yield several percentage points below those on comparable corporate or government bonds, the interest paid on municipal issues is generally exempt from federal and, in some cases, state and local taxes. For that reason, a municipal…

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Fixed-Income Focus: Bond Fund Basics

January 18, 2010
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Even during periods when equities are top market performers, bonds may still have a place in your portfolio. As a complement to the more volatile nature of stock funds, fixed-income funds may have the potential to generate a steady stream of income and add stability to a portfolio. How Bond Funds Work Bond funds are…

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