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buying FHA bonds: Original post by Ciaran John of Demand Media The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) guarantees mortgages that are written by banks and other financial institutions which means that the FHA covers some of the lender's losses if the mortgage borrower defaults on the loan. Many lenders create pools of FHA backed mortgages and the Government National Mortgage Association or Ginnie Mae, issues bonds…

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