About Municipal Securities

Municipal securities come in many forms and maturities, and can be tax-exempt or taxable. Investments known as 529 college savings plans are also municipal securities.



Types of Municipal Securities

Basic distinctions can be made among municipal bonds based on their maturity data and redemption provisions.

Features of Municipal Securities

The source of principal and interest repayment, credit enhancements and tax treatment are among the features of municipal bonds.

529 College Savings Plans

529 college savings plans are established by states to provide an investment vehicle to save for qualifying college expenses.

Glossary of Municipal Securities Terms

Look up definitions of municipal securities industry terms in the MSRB's comprehensive glossary.

Other Municipal Fund Securities

Other municipal fund securities include local government investment pools.