Find out what makes bonds issued by state and local governments different from other types of bonds. Learn why municipal bonds are issued and how they are taxed and insured. You will also find sections defining the two main types of municipal bonds: general obligation and revenue.
Determine whether a money market deposit account (MMDA) is a better choice for you than a standard savings or checking account, or perhaps better than a certificate of deposit. MMDAs offer a number of attractive features that are described here, features that have made them a popular account for many an investor. After reading through this tutorial, you will be able to decide whether such an account is a good idea for you.
If you are 62 or older and need money, a reverse mortgage is an option to look into. While originally oriented toward the lower-income among us, more recently others have come to see reverse mortgages as a means to their financial ends. In this course, we will learn how they work, how to qualify for one, and whether you should get one.