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What You Should Know Before Investing

There are many things you should know and consider before making a decision to invest, whether in municipal bonds, 529 college savings plans or any other investment. Some – but not necessarily all – of these considerations are discussed below.

  • Know Yourself

  • Know Your Investment

  • Understand the Risks

  • Disclosure to Customers

  • Suitability of Recommended Transactions

  • Broker-Dealer and Bank Compensation - Mark-Ups and Commissions

  • The Role of Regulation