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Rodrigo Davies

Chief Product Officer. Civic technologist and crowd expert. Runs on music.

Understanding Bond Measures: How to Analyze What’s on the Ballot

When you vote this Fall, you’ll likely be confronted with a series of local bond measures to fund proposed infrastructure projects, like new schools, roads and bridges. Ahead of election day, you’ll probably have received campaign materials for and against these measures.
RodrigoUnderstanding Bond Measures: How to Analyze What’s on the Ballot

While You’re Electing a President this Fall, Vote on a Bond

This November is not only when we’ll go to the polls to elect a new president and new national, state, and local officials. It’s also when we’ll get an opportunity to vote on what infrastructure will be built in our communities over the coming years – like new schools, bridges, and sewage plants.
RodrigoWhile You’re Electing a President this Fall, Vote on a Bond

New to the Neighborhood? Take a Joyride!

The first time you use Neighborly, we'll get you up to speed in a few clicks.

Using a new product in a professional context is rarely an easy switch. It may feel about as uncomfortable as switching banks or using a new health care provider.
RodrigoNew to the Neighborhood? Take a Joyride!

Dashboard: Your Daily Summary of Public Finance in One Place

There's a lot to keep track of in the $1 billion-a-day public finance market. Every day public agencies issue new debt, refund old debt and publish disclosures about their recent activity. Meanwhile, other markets that directly or indirectly affect public finance are also moving, like government bond rates.
RodrigoDashboard: Your Daily Summary of Public Finance in One Place

Comparisons: Analyze Issuances and Create Spread Charts

One of the most powerful tools in any market is context. How does the investment I'm considering compare to other things like it? What price should I expect to pay? We rely on these comparisons in markets ranging from stocks and real estate to used cars.
RodrigoComparisons: Analyze Issuances and Create Spread Charts

Public Finance Disclosures 101

Issuing municipal bonds isn’t just a simple matter of asking for money in exchange for a promised interest payment and return of principal. For example, if a school district issues bonds to the people, it needs to keep them apprised of its financial happenings – and those news updates are called disclosures.
RodrigoPublic Finance Disclosures 101

The Public Finance Deal Team

We all know that municipal bonds are used to raise capital for local public projects, such as road repairs and community parks. But how exactly do the bonds get financed? Who decides how much financing is needed, how the issuance should be structured, and how it should be sold to investors? There’s a lot of work that goes on behind the scenes to make a municipal bond issuance happen. Let’s meet the key players.
RodrigoThe Public Finance Deal Team